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Real Estate Services Update

The Real Estate Services (RES) Update is designed to keep diversified real estate firms and their agents informed about issues affecting their businesses. This monthly newsletter includes legislative and regulatory updates, news on industry trends, and the latest information on NAR activities as they affect diversified real estate firms.

May 9, 2014
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, The House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 3211, "The Mortgage Choice Act" by voice vote.
May 9, 2014
On May 7, 2014, President Steve Brown sent a letter to Federal Housing Commissioner Carol Galante strongly supporting the proposed rule to eliminate Federal Housing Administration (FHA) post-payment interest charges.
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May 2, 2014
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed to institute a "cure" mechanism for cases in which a lender inadvertently exceeds the 3% threshold on fees and points.
April 30, 2014
Effective May 1, 2014, all buyers of older properties (“pre-FIRM”) will see a premium rate reduction under the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014.
April 25, 2014
NAR participated in a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) public forum on electronic mortgage closings on April 23, 2014.

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