Jeb Bush: Current housing and debt situation unsustainable

Jeb Bush: Current housing and debt situation unsustainable

Is the clock ticking on the 30-year mortgage?

Senate banking committee passes massive regulatory relief bill

Big implications in legislation for housing and mortgage finance

Existing home sales crater in April, falling 3.3%

Spring buying stalls out after strong March performance
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Credit unions applaud bipartisan reform bill on FHLB membership

Would create parity between banks and credit unions, restrict FHFA limits
Trey Garrison
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions is lauding a bipartisan bill that would grant credit unions parity with banks under Federal Home Loan Bank membership criteria. Here’s what’s cooking.
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Senate banking committee passes massive regulatory relief bill

Big implications in legislation for housing and mortgage finance
Trey Garrison
The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs passed “The Financial Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015” on Thursday, which will, if it makes it through the bill-making grinder and gets passed into law, bring big changes to the red tape the mortgage finance industry is tied up in.
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Mortgage industry: Give us a “good-faith” grace period on TRID

Heavy burden of untested TILA-RESPA process worries bankers, housing experts
Trey Garrison
Key figures in the housing industry testified before the House Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Thursday, urging members to support a good-faith grace period for compliance with the massive TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure requirements. Will they get it and will it be enough?
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Mortgage lenders want regulatory relief

QM, Dodd-Frank choking mortgage lending
Trey Garrison
Lenders say regulatory relief is needed, or else mortgage lending will continue to falter. Do you agree, or are they asking for another risky environment?
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NAFCU throws its support behind community lending regulatory relief bill

Bill would make NCUA study impact of risk-based capital proposal
Trey Garrison
Credit unions and smaller lenders need relief from proposed new regulations and rules on credit unions’ mortgage servicing assets, NAFCU says. Here's why.
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Mortgage Choice Act reintroduced in Congress

Bipartisan bill faces friendlier Senate environment
Trey Garrison
A bipartisan bill easing regulatory burdens on the mortgage finance industry was submitted to Congress today. Here's why it failed last Congress, and why it faces better prospects this time around.
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Trade groups balk at FHFA attempt to redefine Home Loan Bank membership

NAFCU urges withdrawal of proposed rule
Brena Swanson
The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s comment period for its proposed rule on the Federal Home Loan Bank officially ends Monday. And it appears the comments were not very positive.
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Mortgage banking industry weighs in support for single GSE bond

Common securitization platform? Yes, with caveats
Trey Garrison
A common securitization platform and a single GSE bond are coming soon enough from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and while details are still under discussion, the mortgage banking industry is weighing in with their thoughts.
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Credit unions to Senate Banking: Enough is enough

Credit unions are being overregulated with burdensome rules
Trey Garrison
XCEL Federal Credit Union President and CEO Linda McFadden will tell the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday that “enough is enough” when it comes to the overregulation of credit unions, sources in Washington tell HousingWire.
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NAFCU responds to CFPB remittance transfer rule

Trey Garrison
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions issued the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s announcement Friday that it finalized its remittance transfer rule.
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