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With well-crafted policies, regular training, and consultation with counsel, associations and members can minimize exposure to liability concerning key risk areas.
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 685, “The Mortgage Choice Act” by a vote of 286-140.
On March 30, 2015, NAR submitted comments to the CFPB on proposed changes to mortgage rules that were finalized in January of 2013.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday, April 6 sent to the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) its controversial regulation to redefine the extent of its authority over U.S. water bodies for final review and approval.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is in the process of publishing its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook.
On November 20, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its final rule to integrate the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Truth in Lending Act (TILA) disclosures and regulations. The final rule integrates existing disclosures with new requirements from the Dodd-Frank Act to improve consumer understanding of the mortgage process, aid in comparison shopping, and help to prevent surprises at the closing table. The new rule and changes go into effect on August 1, 2015.
Potential issues and concerns that real estate professionals should consider with the upcoming RESPA/TILA integration.
Real estate investment has become a global enterprise, and much of that activity is being directed toward the North American markets.
Insight from NAR’s Director of Commercial Research and members across the country into why the outlook for commercial real estate is looking so good.