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Lender Poll: Regulation a Top Priority

A recent survey of mortgage professionals shows that a majority are ready for regulation changes to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. Most of those polled believe requirements for collecting, analyzing and reporting data, coupled with a lack of resources to manage the mortgage data, contributes to the rising cost of loans. Nearly a quarter share President Trump’s sentiment that policy changes to the mortgage industry would be beneficial to the lending market.

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Industry Reacts to HUD Deputy Secretary Nomination

President Trump nominated Pam Patenaude to be Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development on Friday. Patenaude, currently President of the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for America’s Families, has a long history in the industry. Executives from all ends of the spectrum have praised her nomination.

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Financial Choice and the Year to Come

The Financial Choice Act would give regional and community banks a way to avoid most aspects of Dodd-Frank regulations, and a policy which would force big bank’s parent companies to file bankruptcy and restructure, instead of the current Dodd-Frank policy.

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The Beginning of a New Era in America

Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday, while the nation—and the industry—listened in closely as he promised to rebuild the economy by putting American people first.

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Now That a Real-Estate Developer is President-Elect . . .

With a trailblazing real estate mogul entering the Oval Office on January 20, a sharper focus on the U.S. housing delivery system is possible, if not likely, according to Collingwood Group Vice Chairman and former FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery. Editor's note: This select print feature originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of MReport magazine.

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