The U.S. House of Representatives has rescheduled a floor vote on H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act
On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Maryland Attorney General took action against the participants in a mortgage-kickback scheme. The CFPB alleged that the Maryland-based title company’s executives and loan officers traded cash and marketing services in exchange for mortgage referrals. Under proposed consent orders filed today, if entered by the court, five of the six defendants would be banned from the mortgage industry and required to pay a total of $662,500 in redress and penalties.
On Tuesday, May 26 at 2 p.m. EDT the CFPB and Federal Reserve will host a 60 minute webinar to answer some frequently asked questions about the RESPA/TILA Integrated Disclosure rule (TRID).
On Tuesday, April 21, the House of Representative passed S.535, the "Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015."
On April 21, 2015, six federal agencies released a joint final rule on minimum requirements for appraisal management companies.
NAR submitted a comment letter this week addressing many issues in dealing with privacy challenges in using UAS technology in real estate.
NAR submitted a comment letter in response to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s proposed rule on the Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
This week, the GSA released a solicitation for Request for Proposal for the third generation of its broker and leasing support services contract.
NAR has expressed concern about listing the Greater Sage Grouse as endangered because of the vast amount of property that would be impacted.