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BCFP’s Agenda for Easing Lender Laws

In May, President Trump signed an act easing certain restrictions set in place by Dodd-Frank. Find out here how the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection plans to follow through as it pertains to the housing market.

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A New Initiative to Reach LEP Borrowers

With the launch of its centralized clearinghouse of online resources, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac plan to help lenders, servicers, and other real estate professionals reach out to limited English proficient borrowers. Here how.

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Reverse Mortgage Rules Receive an Update


The Federal Housing Administration recently announced that it will begin requiring lenders originating new reverse mortgages, to provide a second property appraisal under certain circumstances. Find out what circumstances call for a second appraisal.

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Mel Watt: “I Am Not Above the Law”

On top of the controversial nature of the conservatorship of the GSEs, the FHFA may be facing further internal issues. Find out more in this coverage of Thursday Financial Services Committee hearing.

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