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Federal court sides with NAR against CFPB action

11/03/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Court slams Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for overreach on RESPA referrals.

Categories: Legal

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Make your voice heard on changes to closing rules that benefit you

08/08/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

CFPB proposes allowing lenders to share closing documents with REALTORS®.

Categories: Legal, Buyers

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5 ways Texas real estate changed forever in 2015

12/30/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

A look back at some of this year’s biggest news from the state’s real estate industry.

Categories: Forms, Legal, Governmental Affairs, Research, Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners

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6 things you may not know about new closing rules

11/04/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

A mortgage professional reviews the new forms and procedures.

Categories: Forms, Buyers, Sellers

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You have 11 days left to prepare for closing changes

09/22/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

The new federal closing rules take effect October 3.

Categories: Forms, Legal, Buyers

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An easy way to help your buyers save money

09/15/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

PMI isn’t permanent, but many homeowners don’t know when it should terminate.

Categories: Business tips, Homeowners

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Changes to closing process postponed until October 3

07/22/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau postpones implementation of changes to loan disclosures until October 3.

Categories: Legal

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New TAR form preserves your access to closing docs when new CFPB rules go into effect

06/10/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Getting your clients to sign the Authorization to Furnish TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures keeps you informed of all relevant closing documents.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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What you need to know about changes to the mortgage closing process

05/04/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

New closing forms and procedures are coming soon.

Categories: Forms, Legal