Articles by Debbie Hoffman

From HW Magazine

Avoiding RESPA kickback violations in the social media age

Beware of penalties from referring business
The CFPB is currently paying close attention to the individuals/small players, as well as the larger institutional mortgage companies. With respect to the small players, the CFPB is looking at the loan officer, real estate agent and developer. A common violation that these smaller firms or individuals commit, in addition to possible violations resulting from social media posts, stems from agreements among themselves.
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