If there was one major takeaway from the National Crime Prevention Council's 2013 Mortgage Fraud Virtual Conference, it was this: The mortgage market, while no longer a wicked stepchild of the housing crisis, must still be carefully monitored.
HUD has formalized its recognition of discriminatory effects liability under the Fair Housing Act. An article on the REALTOR® Action Center explains HUD's proposed test.
Massachusetts court affirms small claims court ruling that listing agreement allowed broker to retain a portion of the escrow for buyer’s default.
Another ratings site appears to be selling positive reviews to real estate professionals concerned about reputation management.
President Obama calls for an itemized deductions value cap, including mortgage-interest and property-tax deductions, in his 2014 federal budget request.
Watch this 5-minute video to learn about the protections afforded to foreclosed-upon tenants under the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined four of the nation's largest mortgage-insurance providers for alleged kickbacks to lenders in order to win more business.
Pennsylvania court determines that broker violated terms of stipulation and so affirms award of damages to the association.
A Fannie Mae REO specialist is being accused of trying to arrange a deal with a real estate broker that he'd supply listings in exchange for a cut of the commission on the sale of the properties.
New York appellate court rules that sellers’ damages were not caused by the actions of real estate professional and therefore dismisses the lawsuit.