NAR: Pending home sales up 10.3% from last year A day in the life of HUD Secretary Julin Castro The 2020 contenders: Julián Castro – Castro rocketed to fame when he was chosen to give the keynote speech at the 2012 democratic national Convention, the first Hispanic person to do so. In 2014, Castro was confirmed as secretary of.Pending Home Sales, Mortgage Apps Increase – The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index took. 109.9 reading in June. Last month’s index reading 1.4 percent higher than the 109.8 level from July 2015 and is at its.Major Oregon Supreme Court ruling undermines MERS, but leaves registry room to challenge Report: FHA should lower loan limits FHA Raises Loan Limits for 2019 | Realtor Magazine – The Federal Housing Administration has announced that most of the country will see an increase to loan limits in the new year. The loan limit for lower-cost areas will be set at $314,827-or 65 percent of the national conforming loan limit of $484,350. In high-cost areas, the new FHA limit for 2019 will increase to $726,525, up from $679,650.Major Appeals Court Decision Leaves Oregon’s Residential Real Estate Market in Limbo By Thomas Hillier on August 24th, 2012 Posted in Real Estate In a ruling the Oregon Supreme Court will soon review, the Oregon Court of Appeals on July 18 issued a major decision.

Financial services legislative and regulatory update – March 18, 2013. highlighting the work the CFPB has already done to implement new mortgage rules, broaden public outreach and participation.

Beginning in 2016, FHFA expects to add two new exclusions – loans for low-income apartments in rural areas and loans for energy efficiency improvements that meet our eligibility criteria. Our Scorecard priorities as conservator align with the housing goals regulation we recently finalized for 2015-2017 .

How to BUY and REFINANCE a Property in 2018 | Samuel Leeds & Kevin Wright The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has quietly announced that it plans to begin direct supervision of service providers. Two industry veterans spoke to Dodd Frank Update about the implications service providers face if direct third-party oversight by the bureau becomes a reality. Read on to learn more.

American bankers association consumer Bankers Association Consumer Mortgage Coalition Housing Policy Council of The Financial Services Roundtable Mortgage Bankers Association 1 For instance, the Bureau would sanction the collection of ethnicity, race, and sex information during 2018 using either the current collection format or the new format.

Dodd Frank Update was on hand as industry stakeholders discussed the mortgage implications of everything from federal monetary and fiscal policy to Ohio’s oil and natural gas boom. Read on to learn about some of the issues that are driving the mortgage debate in the Buckeye State and beyond.

Jeffrey Taylor named to Mortgage Professional America’s Hot 100 among industry leaders Janet Yellen, Richard Cordray, Jamie Dimon, Mel Watt, Timothy Mayopoulos, Donald Layton and others.

The US is the birthplace of the automotive industry and car ownership has come to represent a critical element of the american dream. consumers’ love affair with their automobile has seen the US become the largest and most mature market for auto finance and leasing worldwide, as

RMA’s Rules and Rulings is your source for the latest regulatory updates. It contains the minutes of the Regulatory Relations Council’s and Community Bank Council’s meetings with the regulators and news of recent legislative and regulatory developments, and commentary and analysis.

FHFA: Prepared Remarks of Melvin Watt. Investor Update May 18, 2017. Thank you for inviting me to speak today. I don’t get here as often as I used to and it’s always a pleasure to be in North Carolina.

House Prices Won’t Return to Peak Until 2020: Moody’s Analyst According to this HousingWire.com article, House Prices Won’t Return to Peak Until 2020: Moody’s Analyst, a Moody’s Economy.com report predicts that "at least another decade will pass before housing prices return to peak 2006 levels."For those of you who have been following my blog you already know that I have been saying this for months now.

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