The CFPB is beefing up its ongoing investigation into Zillow for possibly violating RESPA. Full article here from my friends at HousingWire You’ve been warned: CFPB puts Realtors, Lenders on RESPA violation watchRead More CFPB fires a warning shot! Realtors and Lenders Beware!
Here’s something ‘exciting’ (note: sarcasm) that your clients will be seeing going forward. It’s appropriately called the TIP! What is TIP? It’s the Total Interest Percentage – basically it’s the total amount of interest they’ll pay over the life of their loan expressed as a percentage. Now, that doesn’t seem to threatening, right?? Well, what […]Read More Hey TRID, why is my client paying 69.45% interest??
On Jan. 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rolled out new rules governing how mortgage lenders originate loans. The regulations are designed to prevent shady or predatory lending and otherwise protect consumers. Financial institutions have been preparing for the changes for months. The big fear is that potential homebuyers will be blindsided. What do […]Read More ABILITY TO REPAY and QUALIFIED MORTGAGES: The new challenges for homebuyers (and their agents)