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Open commentary on everything impacting the U.S. housing economy. The opinions expressed here represent the author's alone.

The evolving role of chief compliance officers in selecting technology and vendors

Digital food for thought
[Expert commentary] The digital mortgage promise is compelling: new technology and better workflow to meet all needs and requirements — all built for compliance and protecting participants from unnecessary risk but it's not guaranteed. As technology is evaluated and implemented, chief compliance officers must have a seat at the table.
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[Op-ed] How to decide between a HELOC and a cash-out refinance

Here are some variables to consider when thinking about accessing your equity
Home equity loans are on the rise with interest rates convincing more homeowners to stay put, and studies predict this trend isn’t about slow down anytime soon. But if a homeowner is considering using some of their equity, how do they decide between a line of credit and a cash-out refinance? Here are some significant variables to consider.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Senate set to vote on Trump’s CFPB nominee

Plus Amazon HQ2 killing affordable housing? And thoughts on "Monopoly for Millennials"
Last week, the biggest groups in housing called on the Senate to bring Kathy Kraninger's nomination to run the CFPB to a vote. And it looks like they're about to get their wish. Plus, did Amazon's HQ2 move kill more than 1,000 units of affordable housing? And, Monopoly for Millennials. Yes, it's real. And it's spectacular.
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