Nationwide Title Clearing's White Papers

NEW - Increasing Portfolio Value and Reducing Risk by Perfecting Loan Collateral and Document Custody

WHITE PAPER Increasing Portfolio Value
This white paper explains the need for significant changes in a sector of the industry that hasn’t changed in decades.

Curative Vault Solutions include:
  • Secure Storage Facility
  • File Intake and Review
  • Exception Curative Services
  • Comprehensive Document and Exception Tracking
  • Loan Transfer Assistance
  • Imaging and Indexing
  • Pre-purchase Collateral Due Diligence
  • Coordination between Sellers, Buyers, Custodians and Due Diligence firms

Scoring Your Trailing Document Process & Tips For Efficiency


This white paper is designed to help you score and evaluate your trailing document process and offers helpful tips to improve your process. 

White Paper highlights include:

• Checklist to score your final/trailing document process
• Find out how out of date image repositories can yield inaccurate results that can really     cost you
• When document tracking is no longer an option
• Establishing a national abstractor/research vendor network
• When should you consider outsourcing?

The Evolution of eRecording From the County Recorder's Perspective


This White Paper features insights directly from several NTC partners at the county on best practices for working with county recorders.


With over 3,600 county jurisdictions in the United States, there are at least that many specific nuances which can deem a residential mortgage document unrecordable. What's a lender or servicer to do? How do you apply each requirement to ensure your documents are not rejected?


Going Deeper into NTC's Training Paradigm


In this paper, learn how and why it’s so important to maintain excellence in your training programs for your workforce:


  • Why training must be built into the vendor’s corporate culture
  • Why training must be a core element of every job description
  • How testing fits into the regimen
  • Why the training program should be an independent department


Hear testimonies from NTC's specialized workforce about their training, certifications and why it matters.


Best Practices for Managing a Lien Release Provider


This white paper is written for mortgage servicers that manage the lien release process as a final step in processing mortgage loan payoffs.


This report covers best practices for managing third party service providers for the processing of lien release documents, with attention to new OCC, CFPB and National Mortgage Settlement requirements.


Understanding Current Assignment Verification Practices


This white paper is designed to help you have a deeper understanding of current assignment verification practices.


Find out how to avoid common pitfalls and learn how conducting thorough collateral documentation reviews and mortgage/assignment chain audits will improve the process.


Four Ways to Use Property Reports to Uncover Hidden Risks


Mortgage lenders and servicers who operate in the secondary market are familiar with the documentation requirements to ensure smooth transitions of their assets into that market but often overlook a critical element: property records.


This paper is designed to give step-by-step guidance on how to use property records to ensure a clear title conveyance and reduce the risk of buyback or inability to foreclose.


Better Information for Better Servicing Decisions


This special report is designed to give stepby-step guidance on how to use property reports such as current owner reports to help make better decisions in loan servicing.

This Special Report will help you:

  • Utilize property reports to ensure that your portfolios are intact 
  • Understand how to set up a process to conduct reviews
  • Create a cost effective process that protects your company from risk

Mitigating the Risk that Hides in Closed Loan Files


Due diligence has taken on an entirely different shape in the post financial crisis world.

Increasingly, regulators, investors and banking executives are looking deeper into the individual loan files whenever a pool of loans sells, is acquired through merger or is securitized.

The industry has come to the realization that if we hope to be successful with a portfolio we purchase, make the most of a new entity we acquire or make the best use of the capital markets to fuel our businesses, we must mitigate all of the risks that are working within that portfolio.

This White Paper will help you:

  • Uncover hidden risks associated with collateral files
  • Find the problems to mitigate risk before they hold up a transfer
  • Understand how due diligence affects loan files in the post financial crisis 



Preparing for the California "Homeowner Bill of Rights"


This white paper is designed to help mortgage lenders and servicers understand and comply with California Assembly Bill 278 commonly referred to as the “California Homeowner Bill of Rights” which became effective on January 1, 2013. Includes checklist: 5 Points to Consider About Your Assignment Review Process

This White Paper will help you:

  • Assess your current review process
  • Ensure that you have all pertinent paperwork
  • Review your current documents to identify assignment chain issues
  • Find out what process you have in place that provides evidence that you are in compliance