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  • Better Mortgage launches in Texas

    Online mortgage lender adds Texas as 14th market
    Consumers in the Lone Star State can now turn to online lender Better Mortgage for their mortgage needs. The company expanded its base throughout 2017, most recently expanding to Florida in August. Texas is the company’s 14th market.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Drama heats up in gubernatorial race for Ohio governor

    Cities continue to vie for Amazon’s headquarters
    Speculation continues to rise over which city Amazon will choose as its second headquarters. Meanwhile, outgoing CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s likely entry into the Ohio gubernatorial race isn’t the only drama surrounding the state’s upcoming election. All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Texas may finally change home equity lending laws

    Time to head to the polls
    After a lot of legwork from the industry, Texans finally have the opportunity to significantly change the state’s home equity lending market next week as people head to the polls on Election Day. Steven Kubik, founder and attorney at Kubik Law Firm, explains what these amendments mean for the state.
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  • Texas cities dominate hottest housing markets in Fall 2017

    Ten-X shows Texas takes top 3 markets
    Texas is showing its dominance as three of its cities took the top three spots in the list of the hottest housing markets in Fall 2017. Though these three markets were also in the top five list this Summer, Ten-X explained it remains to be seen what impact Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will have on construction labor forces and housing inventory in Texas and Florida.
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  • Ocwen reaches mortgage servicing settlement with Texas

    Latest in string of settlement with state mortgage regulators
    Another day, another mortgage servicing settlement for Ocwen Financial. Recently, the nonbank has been on a settlement streak, reaching agreements with 20 of the 31 states that took regulatory actions against Ocwen earlier this year over alleged escrow issues and restricted Ocwen’s ability to acquire new mortgage servicing rights and originate new loans. Now, it’s Texas’ turn.
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  • Finance groups file lawsuit against CFPB arbitration rule

    4 reasons why the rule should be set aside
    The latest attack on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule comes from the finance industry. Several finance groups and chambers of commerce filed a lawsuit challenging the rule, listing four reasons why the rule is invalid and should be set aside.
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