Ellie Mae Encompass 18.2 Major Release

Encompass® 18.2 Release Preview and GSE Update

Ellie Mae® is pleased to announce that the Encompass® 18.2 Release Preview notes are now available for you to review and become familiar with what’s coming!

This upcoming major release will be available starting in April and will offer updates and enhancements to help you stay compliant and drive operational efficiencies. Additional email communications will follow as the timing gets closer.

Highlights of this major release include:

  • Know Before You Owe (KBYO) updates
    •  Implements first phase of technical clarifications to the KBYO rule
    • Cash to Close updates and streamlined workflow for Construction and Construction to Perm
    • Closing Cost expiration on Revised Loan Estimates after Intent to Proceed received
  • Enhanced HMDA features
    • Lock option removed to streamline the workflow
  • New fields to support Generic ARM Disclosures
  • Extensions for Correspondent trades
    • Allows investors to extend active/inactive loans
  • And more!

Read the Release Preview

Encompass® GSE Integrations & Services – Critical Patch Released 2/24

A Critical Patch was delivered this past Saturday, February 24th, that included important HMDA updates as follows:

  • HMDA 2017
    • Updated export logic for second borrower pair
  • HMDA 2018
    • Pipeline-Delimited and Excel report were reporting decimals and incorrect format for County Code and Census Tract
    • Updated Subject Property Address mapping

Please review the release notes for additional details to read the knowledge article, click here.

Note: This change does not impact the About Box in Encompass and is not tied to any specific Encompass Version. The update is being delivered as a new DLL file that will automatically be installed when starting Encompass.

Lender Toolkit Becomes an Official Ellie Mae® Certified Developer

Congratulations to Mark Guthrie, Senior Software Engineer at Lender Toolkit, for becoming an official Ellie Mae® Certified Developer! Lender Toolkit is a preferred Ellie Mae® Pro Partner, and also has their Ellie Mae® Certified Administrator certification. Contact Lender Toolkit today for all your Encompass needs!

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