Housing shouldn’t look at any color but the color of money

Housing shouldn’t look at any color but the color of money

People with bad credit and bad habits should be squeezed out of housing

Who is Nat Hardwick?

Former LandCastle Title CEO owns NASCAR team, rubs elbows with PGA pros

Lawsuit alleges former LandCastle Title CEO embezzled $30 million

Nat Hardwick allegedly used funds for private jets, gambling
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Insurers find Dodd-Frank loophole

Argument still up for debate
Brena Swanson
When looking at the fine print of Dodd-Frank, regulators may have some wiggle room when it comes to whether they can look to credit ratings, and therefore state-insurance rules.
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Do you have what it takes to investigate for the CFPB?

Bureau opens job with some nice benefits
Brena Swanson
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened a new job for an investigator at its headquarters. On top of making around $100,000 to $150,000, the individual would also get up to 49 days off per year.
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Financial Services Committee can't get past CFPB debate

Waters: "We should not cut off the ability of the CFPB..."
Brena Swanson
Despite a lot of topics on the plate of the Financial Services Committee to debate, they could not seem to get away from the discussion of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This being just one of the several topics discussed.
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Robbing...er, Regulating banks is where the money is

CFPB's HR trainee starting salary: $110,759
Trey Garrison
Gentleman bank robber Willie Sutton is famously (and incorrectly) remembered for saying he robbed banks “because that’s where the money is.” Turns out though, the real money is in being a bank regulator.
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Congratulations, Mr. Watt — now lower the rent

Federal regulators urge funding for National Housing Trust Fund
Brena Swanson
Before Mel Watt could even get his name plate on the door as head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, top federal regulators are already urging him to end contributions to the National Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund.
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The DeMarco Era ends at FHFA

Capitol Hill, the housing industry react to Mel Watt’s confirmation
Kerri Ann Panchuk
The senate's confirmation of Mel Watt to lead the FHFA means the end of a distinct era in housing finance.
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Outside examiners evaluate the OCC for a change

Fire a warning shot about experienced examiners retiring
Kerri Ann Panchuk
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency spends its days overseeing national banks and federal thrifts, but a new report is giving the regulator a little advice on how to improve its own operations.
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JPMorgan hires financial crimes compliance SWAT team

HousingWire Staff
JPMorgan is undertaking a new effort to protect the bank against financial crimes by hiring and training a global SWAT team to identify potential risks.
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IMF says mREITS need more regulatory oversight

HousingWire Staff
The International Monetary Fund says regulators should heighten oversight of the large mortgage real-estate investment trusts to ensure rising rates do not cause the firms to disrupt markets again.
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Weak lenders stick around a bit longer

HousingWire Staff
Troubled banks are lingering around a bit longer, threatening the health of the overall economy.
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