Mortgage Industry Advisory Corporation (MIAC), a provider of FAS 157 fair market valuations, mortgage risk hedging and accounting solutions, has announced the rollout of phase I of its new corporate Web site, a tool the company says will make it much easier for mortgage market participants to find information critical to their success. Valuation experts at MIAC have been publishing a wealth of information and posting it online for over a decade. The new site will make this material more accessible to the industry.
“We are making it easier for people to find the information they need to be successful,” said Younes Aouad, a senior vice president in MIAC’s technology strategies group, who is heading up the Web effort. “The new site brings mortgage industry news and information to them rather than making them go in search of it, and puts forward our best content.”
The new site separates content areas by business channel, making it easier for customers to navigate directly to the news or commentary they are interested in. For example, MIAC’s Generic Servicing Assets (GSAs) are available for download into MIAC Analytics and viewable on the Web site. Industry news is also provided in real-time from the industry’s largest publications, making the site a clearinghouse for up-to-date information. In particular, MIAC’s solutions are focused on addressing and managing interest rate risk identified in the recent Interagency Advisory on Interest Rate Risk Management press release.
For instance, professional commentary from industry experts on industry topics can now find this information on the MIAC Web site. MIAC brings more than 20 years of experience as the industry's leading independent pricing specialist and software solution to bear on the issues that are of critical importance to banks and other holders of illiquid assets.
With the wide acceptance of MIAC Analytics, software users can access online User Manuals, Cash Flow Reference Manuals and other software training support materials. The new site will also make it easier for users to provide feedback and for MIAC to provide customized content to its users.
A particularly interesting component of the new website is the MIAC Data Services, a section of the website where authenticated users can view loan sale packages and place bids on them in a secure environment.
“For those working in the mortgage space, the MIAC website allows you to follow one link and find everything you need,” said MIAC Principal Paul Van Valkenburg. “Our site is now one of the industry’s leading resources for CFOs facing challenges with asset valuation and risk management.”
For more information, visit www.MIACanalytics.com.