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Latest Encompass Consumer Connect Release Date – Nov. 10

We’ve added key functionality to Encompass Consumer Connect to strengthen identity, employment and income verification services. These enhancements help you engage with homebuyers and provide a more streamlined application process to help foster interest, engage borrowers and convert opportunities. 
 
New benefits include:
 
  • Support for verification services: Automate borrower identity, employment and income verification
  • Theme configuration:  Easily customize the loan application and borrower portal website
  • Velocify configuration update: Now configured and enabled at the workflow-level
 
MI Gets Easier: Encompass MI Service Now in TQL 

It just got easier to order MI. Encompass Mortgage Insurance Service is now available within Total Quality Loan® . You will experience a simpler, more streamlined MI ordering process that can: 

  • Improve operational efficiencies
  • Process multiple rate quotes simultaneously
  • Reduce manual steps needed such as re-authentication
  • Monitor key data changes
  • Alert Encompass users when to re-order a rate quote or MI certificate

Learn more. User Guides are available in the Resource Center, and if you really want to see what it can do, register for the Encompass MI Service Webinar on Wednesday, November 14 at 11:00am. 
 
Latest In-Depth Product Webinars Now Available On-Demand

Recently, we hosted a range of in-depth product education webinars that are now available on-demand. Watch one, or stream the series:


Watch these and more on-demand in our Customer Resource Center.
We Want to Hear from You: Ellie Mae Idea Center

Submit and vote for your favorite product enhancements in our Idea Center. Open to all named contacts and System Admins, the Idea Center leverages the power of you.
 
Education and Services
 
Be Smart – Complete your Continuing Education Courses and Save 10%

Still trying to finish up those required CE courses before year-end? Take advantage of a 10% discount and complete your courses online today. The AllRegs by Ellie Mae Continuing Education Courses are NMLS approved and available online for easy access and tracking. The discount code is ALLREGS10 and is good until 12/31/18.  Be smart – stay compliant and save money doing it.
 
Ellie Mae Education: Knowledge Is Power

Get a jump on 2019 with training designed to help you hone your Encompass skills and keep you on top of changes in the lending and compliance landscapes. Basics to advanced – there’s a wide range of classes with flexible learning options, including in-class and online instruction. Classes are held throughout the year, access the education calendar today to find your courses. 
 
Optimize Encompass: Flexible Service Options Get You Up to Top Speed

Stop lagging – move at the speed of Encompass. Work with our expert Advisory Consultants to assess and optimize your performance.

  • Improve your ROI
  • Systemize best practices
  • Make everyone more efficient
We have flexible service package options to fit every situation – and budget – from quick tune-ups to on-site engagements. Get in touch and get up to speed.
 
Developer Spotlight Blog Series Launches

Our technical experts will share insights into the hottest topics identified by you. Say Goodbye to Polling in the Encompass Lending Platform - Part 1 just posted. Check it out.
 
Webinars
 
On-Demand Webinar Series: New Uniform Residential Mortgage Application (URLA) Plans Deep Dive - Part 2

Hear about the GSE’s planned implementation timeline for the new URLA, our plans to support it, new data concepts, and some recommended next steps to start your preparation today.
 
Events
 
Experience 2019: Early Bird Registration is Now Open

It’s just a few months away – Experience 2019 is March 10 - 13, 2019. Registration is now open, with an Early Bird discount available if you sign up by December 15, 2018. Experience is a unique opportunity to spend three days in San Francisco with Ellie Mae and industry experts.
 
Calling All Developers! 2019 Encompass Innovation Challenge

Enter the 2019 Encompass Innovator Challenge. Submit your most awesome Encompass API or system enhancement idea and – if you win – you’ll be showcased in front of all at Experience 2019. Show the world how you’re a legendary software developer. Entries must be received by November 30, 2018. 
 
Cool Customers
 
Be A Legend: Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline Extended to Nov. 30

Nominate your company for the 2019 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame. Share how you maximize our technology to achieve extraordinary results. Small victories may be great accomplishments in the eyes of others. Nominations now accepted until November 30, 2018. We will announce – and celebrate – the inductees at Experience 2019 in March. 
 
Partner News
 
Freddie Mac & Encompass: Loan Product Advisor Now Automates Income and Asset Assessments

As part of our strategic partnership, we are continually collaborating with Freddie Mac to help improve efficiency, so you can originate more loans, lower costs, and reduce the time to close. Recently, we added functionality to support new income and asset messages in Loan Product Advisor ® in Encompass. Read our Press Release.
 
Simpler & Faster: Redesigned Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) Findings Report

Making your workflow and efficiency even better has led to a fresh look and feel for the DU Findings Report. The redesign improves transparency, makes messages easier to read, and provides a simple way to view submission status. You’ll experience:
 
  • Quicker, simpler navigation between sections
  • Enhanced readability for 117 of the most frequently firing messages
  • Message filters that make it easier find what you are looking for

And there’s more. Take a look and see what’s new.