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Residential | March 2017 
Did Mortgage Reform Miss the Mark?
The mortgage crisis sparked numerous regulatory changes that addressed actual and perceived causes of the crisis. The effectiveness of these changes varied widely. Some have helped, while others actua...
By William P. Matz, Attorney and Broker

Commercial | February 2017 
Lending's Perfect Storm
With new regulations taking effect and interest rates on the rise, commercial lenders and brokers can sense a storm on the horizon. The path to success in the coming year is sure to be paved with new ...
By Shawna Phelan, chief financial officer, SDC Capital

Residential | January 2017 
What Lies Ahead in 2017?
As the years come and go, so do trends in fashion, food, technology and business. From bell bottoms and fusion cuisine to social media and webinars, we usher in new trends and bid farewell to old ones...
By Greg Holmes, national director of sales and marketing, Credit Plus Inc.

Residential | August 2016 
New HMDA Rules Expand Data-Reporting Mandates
This past October the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued long-awaited final rules that completely revise the requirements of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). Naturally, major r...
By Leonard Ryan, president and founder, QuestSoft Corp.

Residential | November 2014 
The Current State of Industry Regulation
Mortgage professionals are acutely aware of the actions taken by Congress through the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as implemented by the Consumer Financial Protection Bur...
By Stanley M. Gordon, managing member, Gordon & Associates

Residential | November 2014 
Part One: How to Combine Your Disclosures
Nine months from now, on Aug. 1, 2015, the final rule integrating the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) mortgage disclosures will become effective. The Dodd...
By Richard Horn, partner, Dentons US LLP

Residential | September 2014 
The Future of Dodd-Frank Reform
A few readers may be familiar with the bayan, which is essentially the Russian equivalent of an accordion. Similar to any accordion, the bayan produces music by the constant motion of compressing and ...
By Cody Miles, inbound-marketing director, MortgageDashboard

Residential | March 2014 
Getting Better All the Time
Although it’s still in the process of being implemented through the regulations of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has ...
By Stanley M. Gordon, managing member, Gordon & Associates

Residential | February 2014 
Find the Right Fit of Niches
In the past, mortgage companies created a culture of niches. Mortgage professionals offered unique products and pricing to stand out from the competition. But new regulations brought about by the Do...
By Patti White, vice president, correspondent lending, Norcom Mortgage

Residential | February 2014 
Tapering Expectations for 2014
Will the Federal Reserve taper off its quantitative-easing (QE) policy that has bolstered home values and kept mortgage interest rates low? Will new regulations brought by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street R...
By Rick Tobin, real estate financier, First Financial Bancorp

Residential | November 2013 
Investing in a Compliant Future
Regulators and the influence they wield have long been an aspect of financial institutions’ everyday business. From the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to the Federal Deposit Insurance...
By Matt Seu, principal, Actualize Consulting

Commercial | December 2013 
Finding Opportunities in Private Mortgage Funds
Commercial mortgage brokers often work with a variety of clients with different needs and requirements, many of whom are savvy investors in the real estate arena. Although most frequently called upon ...
By Josh Manier, managing partner, Island View Private Loan Fund LP

Residential | October 2013 
What Defines a Loan Originator?
In implementing the requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been asked to bring a wide range of changes to th...
By Robert I. Brayer, associate attorney, American Mortgage Law Group P.C.

Residential | September 2013 
Reforms May Hit Self-Employed Borrowers Hard
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act already has changed the mortgage banking industry significantly, and some of its provisions still have yet to go into effect. Future refor...
By Michael Zuren, branch manager, Schmidt Mortgage

Residential | July 2013 
Is Legislation Paving the Way to a Paperless Office?
With the continued effects of the Dodd-Frank Act Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the refinance market coming to a peak and the purchase market gaining steam once more, the mortgage ind...
By Rachael Sokolowski, president, Magnolia Technologies

 
 

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