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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…

hud

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…

Leandra English Resigns

CFPB Deputy Director Leandra English Resigns

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Deputy Director Leandra English, who was former CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s chosen successor, announced…

marketing service agreements

The Do’s and Don’t of Marketing Services Agreements

Brokers must still be diligent about marketing service agreements Two events have upended the federal regulatory environment over Marketing Services…

CRE List

CRE LIST : 10 Issues Impacting Real Estate

  Know the issues; adjust your business.   The Counselors of Real Estate® (CRE®) professional association announced its annual Top…

Robert Reffkin

Robert Reffkin Confirmed to Join DealMAKERS Conference

Compass Founder and CEO Robert Reffkin to attend REAL Trends’ conference on mergers, valuations, and acquisitions.

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