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The CFPB Proposes New Rules and Changes to Regulation C to Apply Changes to the HMDA Required by Dodd-Frank

The CFPB Proposes New Rules and Changes to Regulation C to Apply Changes to the HMDA Required by Dodd-Frank

The CFPB’s Proposed Rules Primarily Effects How Banks Collect and Report Data

 

On August 29th, 2014, the CFPB suggested a  rule and changes to its Regulation C (Home Mortgage Disclosure) to apply changes to the HMDA

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OCC Finalizes Large Financial Institutions & Banks Guidelines; Raises Governance and Risk Management Standards

OCC Finalizes Large Financial Institutions & Banks Guidelines; Raises Governance and Risk Management Standards

Final Risk Guidelines Represent a ‘Sea Change’ in Regulation

 

Last week the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) published its final guidelines for large financial institutions regarding “heightened expecations” for the risk management. These institutions include insured …

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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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