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Ninth Circuit finds CFPB interpretation of RESPA provision not entitled to deference
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

On August 24, 2015, the Ninth Circuit found that the CFPB’s interpretation offered in an amicus brief of 12 U.S.C. 2607(c)(2) of the Real Estate


Fannie Mae announces new mortgage product for low- and moderate-income borrowers
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

On August 25, Fannie Mae announced that it will begin offering HomeReady, a mortgage loan product featuring new flexibilities for lower to moderate


Indiana Court of Appeals - mechanic’s lienholder has the right to remove improvements
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

In a June 26, 2015, finding, the Indiana Court of Appeals reaffirmed the priority of a mortgage lien over a subsequently recorded mechanic's lien


Warnings from the CFPB on private mortgage insurance
  • Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

On August 4, 2015 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a Compliance Bulletin containing warnings on the private mortgage


United States district court: mortgagor lacks standing to bring RESPA claim
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

On August 11, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire rejected the addition of a potential RESPA claim to plaintiff’s complaint due


Ohio District Court distinguishes date of foreclosure action from date of foreclosure sale when applying new CFPB Mortgage Rules
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

In Cooper v. Fay Servicing, LLC, 2015 WL 4470213 (S.D. Ohio July 17, 2015), the mortgagors sued the servicer of their real estate loan asserting


CFPB orders subsidiary of peer-to peer lending company to provide $700,000 in restitution over practices related to its health care loan product
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

On August 19, the CFPB announced a consent order against a subsidiary of an online lending company, ordering the subsidiary to provide $700,000 in


CFPB studies electronic closings
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

In an age of online banking, e-vites, and digital media, the mortgage loan closing process sticks out as one of the few areas that remain primarily


Real estate transactions are vulnerable to wire scams
  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

Last month, I got a call from a title insurance company closer. Our client and the other parties to a real estate transaction had just instructed the


Florida courts continue to take the wind out of foreclosure defense attorneys’ sails
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

In late July, another Florida appellate court took a sizable chunk out of foreclosure defense attorneys’ litigation playbook, holding that