Powerful Digital Mortgage Origination for the Largest Home Lender

With a mortgage portfolio exceeding 2.4 billion euros, DSK Bank (part of OTP Group) is the largest home lender in Bulgaria. Naturally DSK Bank wanted to make sure they keep their stance and carry on adding more happy borrowers. However, in today’s fast-paced digital world, staying ahead of the competition in the mortgage lending industry requires innovation and adaptability. Hence, DSK Bank recognized this need and turned to finbryte to help digitize its mortgage application process and reach a greater pool of potential customers online. The result? A cutting-edge real estate web portal that works in several dimentions. First, it streamlines the mortgage loan origination process for everyone at the bank. Second, it also provides fresh digital leads to the bank. In brief, finbryte’s innovative solutions have helped DSK Bank maintain its leading position in the market and paved the way for the introduction of bolder digital marketing strategies. Let’s see how that went.

The Traditional Mortgage Landscape

First, let’s take a moment to understand the challenges faced by mortgage lenders in the traditional landscape. Mortgage lending is a complex process involving multiple stakeholders, including realtors, mortgage brokers, and borrowers. Therefore the mortgage application process can be cumbersome and time-consuming, often requiring in-person visits to banks and endless paperwork. Obviously in such an environment, lenders struggle to attract new customers and streamline their operations. Additionally, with its traditionally strong position in social media there is huge potential for the bank’ s customers to start mortgage application process online.

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Enter finbryte: Digitizing Mortgage Lending

finbryte recognized the need for a comprehensive solution that would benefit DSK Bank make them pioneers in the digital mortgage lending industry. Our approach was to create an online marketplace for homes branded by the bank. Then using our machine learning tools we would automatically enrich each offering with additional information about the estate’s area and the customer’s expenses. For example, we provided data on nearby parks, schools, and public transport, calculated notary fees and taxes owed. In addition we also visualized exemplary equated monthly installments (EMIs) if the user intended to buy the home with a loan. Next, we prompt the customer to apply for automated preliminary approval by sharing specific data of their financial profile and contact information. Finally, a digital cetificate of preliminary loan approval is issued to the client and it is up to the loan officers of the bank to work it up from there. They are provided with streamlined and structured information which is easy to use and analyze to close a new mortgage deal. Thus leveraging cutting-edge technology, finbryte developed a real estate web portal that digitizes the entire mortgage application process, making it convenient and efficient for both borrowers and lenders.

Fresh Digital Leads

One of the most significant advantages of finbryte’s solution for DSK Bank is the generation of fresh digital leads. Through the real estate web portal, potential homebuyers can explore various homes and financing options, creating a pool of prospective borrowers. Naturally this not only helps DSK Bank expand its customer base but also ensures that the leads are highly targeted and genuinely interested in mortgage services. In fact, it’s a win-win situation for both the bank and borrowers as it introduces a much more efficient way to initiate the mortgage application process 24/7 and from anywhere.

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Digital Mortgage Application Process

Definitely, one of the core components of finbryte’s solution is the digital mortgage application process. In fact borrowers can now apply for a mortgage from the comfort of their homes, eliminating the need for physical visits to the bank. Moreover they can input their information, upload documents, and receive a preliminary approval for a mortgage over the internet. In addition, this streamlined approach not only saves time but also reduces the risk of errors commonly associated with manual data entry.

Realtors and Mortgage Brokers Integration

To enhance the user experience and expand DSK Bank’s reach, finbryte’s real estate web portal also integrates seamlessly with realtors and mortgage brokers. First, realtors can access the platform to provide their clients with financing options during the homebuying process. Second, mortgage brokers benefit from a simplified process, allowing them to assist borrowers more efficiently. This integration fosters collaboration among all stakeholders in the mortgage lending process, ensuring a smooth and transparent experience for borrowers.

Benefits of Going Digital

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The transition to a digital mortgage application process and the integration of realtors and mortgage brokers bring a multitude of benefits to DSK Bank:

  1. Efficiency: The digitization of the application process reduces paperwork, automates workflows, and speeds up approval times, making the entire process more efficient.
  2. Customer Convenience: Borrowers can apply for mortgages at their convenience, from anywhere, and at any time, improving their overall experience.
  3. Error Reduction: Automated data entry and validation processes significantly reduce the risk of errors in the application, improving data accuracy.
  4. Enhanced Collaboration: Realtors and mortgage brokers can work closely with borrowers and lenders through the portal, fostering collaboration and improving customer service.
  5. Lead Generation: The portal generates high-quality digital leads, ensuring that DSK Bank has a steady influx of potential borrowers.

In conclusion, in the rapidly evolving world of mortgage lending, staying competitive requires innovation and adaptability. DSK Bank recognized this need and partnered with finbryte to digitize its mortgage application process and create a real estate web portal that revolutionizes the industry. This transformation has not only streamlined operations but also provided a platform for realtors, mortgage brokers, and borrowers to collaborate seamlessly. As a result, DSK Bank continues to stand tall as the largest mortgage lender in the country, setting an example for the industry at large. The future of mortgage lending is digital, and we in finbryte are proud to have taken part in such a pivotal project.

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