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Can You Accept That Holiday Gift? Your Guide to RESPA-compliant Gifts

Can You Accept That Holiday Gift? Your guide to RESPA-compliant gifts. It’s that time of year when settlement providers want to…


The CFPB Loses a Second CID Appeal

Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney is reexamining the agency’s enforcement processes and specifically requested public comment on Civil Investigative…

REAL Trends October Newsletter

The REAL Trends monthly newsletter is known as the trusted industry source for information on trends, strategies, analysis, people,…

CoreLogic Reports Mortgage Fraud is on the Increase

The Corelogic risk index has continually increased for the last seven quarters  CoreLogic®, a global property information, analytics and…

Qualified Mortgage Rule

A Qualified Mortgage Rule Facelift in 2019

 A mandatory review of the Qualified Mortgage Rule is coming

Flood Insurance Reform

Congress Punts on Flood Insurance Reform

Congress Punts on Flood Insurance Reform The Flood Insurance program has been extended, but no long-term solution. By Sue Johnson, strategic…


Update: The HUD Discrimination Case Against Facebook

Update In response to HUD’s complaint, Facebook will be cutting some 5,000 ad targeting options to avoid claims of discrimination….

Disparate Impact Theory

The Trump Administration Tackles the Disparate Impact Theory

It appears the new administration is moving away from the Obama administration’s disparate impact policies. How will that impact…

Crye-Leike Chooses Lone Wolf Technologies for Transaction Management System

Crye-Leike, the nation’s third-largest independent real estate firm, announced that they have made a deal…

Brett Kavanaugh

Trump Picks Author of Three-Judge Panel PHH Decision for Supreme Court

On July 9, President Trump named Brett Kavanaugh, a federal judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, as…

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