Automated Underwriting

Definition of "Automated Underwriting"

Nilsa Ferrer
  RE/MAX Realty Partners

A computer-driven process for informing the loan applicant very quickly, sometimes within a few minutes, whether the application will be approved, denied, or forwarded to an underwriter. The quick decision is based on information provided by the applicant that is subject to later verification and other information obtained electronically, including information about the borrower's credit history and the subject property.

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