Why LERETA Celebrates “Early” Christmas on December 17th

By Michael Whiting, Senior Vice President, Dallas Tax Operations Every year, in-house tax groups and tax service companies grind well into the holiday season with late shifts and weekend hours to get all applicable taxes paid before the dreaded December 31 deadline. But last year, and again this year, that won’t be the case [...]

2021-10-12T01:45:04+00:00October 12th, 2021|Articles|

Mitigating “Lower Liens” Risk with GIS Technology

By Priscilla Anand, Vice President / GIS Technical Manager Mapping Tool Helps Protects Servicers and Homeowners Alike If you’ve read any of our previous blogs, you’ve probably picked up on a common theme: tax servicers need to be extremely diligent setting up tax lines. Miss a parcel or a taxing agency and down the line [...]

2021-09-21T16:34:52+00:00September 13th, 2021|Articles|

LERETA’s Legislative Updates 2021 Q2

Legislative Updates By Staci Hardy, VP Internal Audit & QC Manager LERETA's compliance team regularly monitors and tracks statewide property tax legislation that impacts tax service for our customers. This quarter we are including details on introduced legislation and the progression of seven new bills that we are following. None of these will have any [...]

2021-08-20T16:38:01+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Articles|

How Little Liens can Cause BIG Problems

By Shelley Lucas Vice President Tax Operations LERETA Hard to Identify Lower Liens Can Cause Loss of First Lien Position and Collateral Risk Today, it’s hard enough for servicers and tax servicers to keep up with the 23,000 taxing authorities across the U.S., which is why the additional thousands of [...]

2021-07-13T20:20:22+00:00June 14th, 2021|Articles|

Manufactured Homes: A Growing Market and A Growing Challenge for Servicers

By Heather Amick, Senior Client Executive, LERETA Approximately 22 million Americans live in manufactured homes today, and that number is expected to grow as the price of a site-built home becomes less affordable and the population ages. But as the popularity of manufactured homes grows, so will tax servicing challenges for banks, mortgage [...]

2021-07-22T19:11:31+00:00June 11th, 2021|Articles|
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