Yearly Archives: 2014

Expectations for Mortgage Servicers and Adjustments to the CARD Act

Expectations for Mortgage Servicers and Adjustments to the CARD Act

CFPB Releases Expectations for Mortgage Servicers and Adjustments to the Card Act

Know Before You Owe - Mortgage Pain Points

Last Friday, the CFPB issued a bulletin that outlined expectations for mortgage servicers that transfer loans; it details how mortgage servicers should heed new rules protecting consumers applying …

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CFPB Proposes Remedy for Mortgage Pain Points

CFPB Proposes Remedy for Mortgage Pain Points

CFPB Study Looks at Mortgage Pain Points

Know Before You Owe - Mortgage Pain PointsOver the course of the last year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been gathering data on the mortgage loan closing process. They solicited feedback from borrowers, lenders and others involved in

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GSE Reform Heats Up

GSE Reform Heats Up

A Breakdown of the Multiple GSE Reform Measures Put Forth on the Hill

GSE Reform - 4 ProposalsRecently, multiple proposals for GSE reform have been put forth in Congress. They aim to change the housing industry by significantly altering or removing and replacing government-sponsored …

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April 2014 Industry News

April 2014 Industry News

Your Source for April 2014 Industry News

 

Topics: GSE Reform Update, Assurant Acquires StreetLinks, Earnings Fall, Appraiser Feedback SoughtCoalition for Mortgage SecurityHousing Finance Reform, Rural AppraisalsNew AMC Rules, …

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Nonprime is the New Subprime

Nonprime is the New Subprime

Nonprime loans help borrowers with low credit scores become homeownersIts been a while since subprime mortgages were in the news, but you may start hearing about them more in the coming months, with one caveat. Subprime mortgage loans are being rebranded as nonprime loans. This rebranding comes with some …

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Appraising Green Buildings

Appraising Green Buildings

Changes to the Appraising of Green Buildings

Appraising Green BuildingsWith the June 2013 reintroduction of the SAVE – Sensible Accounting to Value Energy – Act to Congress appraisers face changes when appraising green buildings. The Appraisal Institute and the Institute for Market …

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