March 2019
Product News
Encompass Digital Lending Platform 19.1 Major Release Overview

Learn about our HELOC solution, Loan Officer enhancements, and new out of the box website templates via Encompass Consumer Connect™ in the Encompass Digital Lending Platform 19.1 Major Release.
Grow Your Business with AIM for Self-Employed in Encompass

Now it’s easier to originate loans for self-employed borrowers. Freddie Mac’s asset and income modeler (AIM) for self-employed is broadly available and integrated with Loan Product Advisor® in Encompass.

AIM for self-employed automates your income assessment process to help you:
  • Simplify underwriting
  • Close loans faster
  • Get immediate income rep and warranty relief

In a tightening purchase market, it’s an innovative solution that gives you an edge to expand your business in this traditionally hard-to-underwrite and growing segment of the workforce.
Education & Services
NMLS Approved and SAFE Act Compliant: Continuing Education Courses are Available this Month

Get ahead of your Federal and State required courses NOW.  We have every requirement covered.
The AllRegs® by Ellie Mae® Continuing Education Courses are your solution for meeting federal and state SAFE Act continuing education licensing requirements. The entire 2019 catalogue is approved and went live on March 1. Our premium education package provides the complete federal and state CE subscription for your entire organization as well as general mortgage and compliance training for your non-licensed mortgage staff.
Don’t Lag Behind:  Make Sure to Schedule Your Yearly Health Check

If latency is dragging you down, slow times-to-close are putting you behind, or you just want to improve your processes, let us help.
Experience 19 Kicks Off Next Week – Be There (Or Listen In)!

Experience 19 launches next week in San Francisco, March 10-13, 2019, at Moscone West in San Francisco, California. There is still time for you to register for this premier learning and networking event.  If you can’t join us in person, please register here for the keynote LIVESTREAM.  It’s not quite like being there, but it’s the next best thing.
Last Call for Developers to attend EXP 19 Developer Summit sponsored by Fannie Mae®

This two-day track at Experience 19 is your chance to code 1:1 with Ellie Mae architects and developers, discover new developer tools and advanced coding samples, and take deep dives into APIs to automate, integrate and customize Encompass. 
Regional User Group 2019: RUG Sessions Start Next Month

Our Ellie Mae Regional User Group (RUG) Meetings are half-day sessions where you can connect with other Encompass users in your area to network, share best practices, and learn. There will be 10 RUGS across the country.  Join the one nearest to you and get connected.
Cool Customers
Hall of Fame Winners Featured in Panel Discussion at Experience 19

On March 13, Experience 19’s final general session will bring together some of the biggest brains in the industry. Watch as our 2019 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame winners and Jordan Brown, CEO, MarketWise Advisors, share their strategies on how to they reached extraordinary results by pushing the envelope of Ellie Mae technologies.
Delivering a better borrower experience to first responders and their families

Lenders like Police and Fire Federal Credit Union (PFFCU) are benefitting from the speed, efficiency and reduced paperwork provided by Fannie Mae’s Day 1 Certainty®, an integrated solution within Encompass®. Leveraging the Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) validation service and appraisal waivers, PFFCU’s conventional loans for first-time mortgages experienced an average time to close that was three days faster than the industry average*.
*Based on Ellie Mae’s 2018 October Origination Insight Report.