The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shut the door on the comment period for its proposal to amend part of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule involving changes to the Closing Disclosure form. The bureau’s proposed amendments sought to resolve the "black hole" issue under TRID, an issue NAFCU strongly supports.
[Expert commentary] The deadline to achieve Uniform Closing Dataset compliance is upon us, and it will prove challenging. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s UCD requirement deadline of September 25 is mere days away. So what are the available options in order to meet the UCD delivery requirements?
The National Association of Realtors secured a victory in the changes announced Friday to the much-anticipated Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Know Before You Owe rule. The bureau gave much more concrete explanations for one of the biggest problem area — the closing disclosure.
Previously averaging around $5,000 in total for RESPA violations, TILA-RESPA fines will be even higher because these penalties are assessed per day rather than per infraction, and the violation doesn’t need to be “knowing” or “reckless” in order to merit a penalty.
Agency reveals new loan disclosures after 2 years of study
November 20, 2013
Lenders will be required to start utilizing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s finalized "Know Before You Owe" loan disclosure documents in an effort to more efficiently lay out mortgage terms for homebuyers, the bureau announced this week.
When Tim Mayopoulos was vetted prior to joining Fannie Mae nearly 10 years ago in the role of general counsel, board members explained it would only take 12 to 18 months for the company to turn around. That isn’t what it took. It took putting Mayopoulos in charge, years later, to turn the company around. And that’s exactly what he did.
HousingWire began highlighting the unsung heroes of the mortgage finance industry three years ago, recognizing those who continue to make the dream of homeownership a reality for Americans nationwide. Our editorial board selected each of these 40 professionals for their ability to not only transform their companies, but the industry as a whole.
Hispanics have huge purchasing power in the U.S. and the rate of homeownership among this population has grown every year since 2014, reaching 46.2% in 2017. In fact, Hispanics are the only demographic in the U.S. to increase homeownership rates for each of the past three years and are driving gains in the real estate market overall. By understanding the unique needs and expectations of the Hispanic community and positioning yourself to fulfill those needs, real estate professionals can become an important servicer of this consumer demographic and experience related growth.