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February 27, 2012
This week, the 2012 National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) President, Moe Veissi, submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) proposed rule amending Truth in Lending (Regulation Z) per Dodd-Frank.
February 27, 2012
The health care legislation enacted in 2013 included a new tax that was designed to affect upper income taxpayers.
February 27, 2012
On February 15, 2012, the National Association of REALTORS® met with representatives from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the government-sponsored enterprises or GSEs), and GSE regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Administration, toidentify issues impeding the short sale process.
February 27, 2012
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a 42 page outline of issues to be considered in crafting the underlying RESPA/TILA regulations to govern a harmonized RESPA/TILA form set.
February 27, 2012
On Tuesday February 21, 2012 the Federal Housing Finance Agency released a blueprint for further reforms of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs).
February 27, 2012
This week the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a proposed rule on permitted seller concessions for loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)http://www.hud.gov/.
Topics: FHA
February 20, 2012
On February 15, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously adopted new restrictions on autodialed and prerecorded telemarketing calls, commonly referred to as “robocalls.” The action is designed to harmonize the FCC's Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) rules with the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR.)
February 20, 2012
Borrowers who faced foreclosure in 2009 or 2010 may be eligible for a free independent review of their foreclosures and they now have until July 31, 2012 to make a request for that review.
February 20, 2012
On February 16, 2012, a coalition of several leading commercial real estate organizations, including NAR, released a report that examines the economic impact of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board’s proposed lease accounting standard.
February 20, 2012
On Thursday, January 26, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) published in the Federal Register an "Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking" (ANPR) requesting information and comments on Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs.
Topics: FHA

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