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Condominium Parking Spaces

06/24/2015 - 2:02pm
The nature of condominium parking spaces is often misunderstood by sellers, buyers, and lenders---sometimes even condominium associations. For real estate attorneys, one thing is for sure: Well...

UPDATED Breaking News: CFPB Proposes New TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Implementation, Again

06/17/2015 - 6:47pm
On June 24, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed October 3, 2015, as the new implementation date for the "Know Before You Owe" mortgage disclosure rule, known in our...

Your Responsibility for Compliance under TRID

06/12/2015 - 11:40am
Bank of America Addresses CFPB's TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosures (TRID) Rule Please read Bank of America's June 9 notice to settlement agents regarding the effects of the Consumer...

Preventing and Resolving Identity Theft

06/11/2015 - 8:54am
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, “[a]pproximately 16.6 million persons, or 7% of all U.S. residents age 16 or older, were victims of one or more incidents of identity theft in 2012....

Indiana Title Agents Must Strictly Adhere to Filed Rates

06/09/2015 - 11:26am
We remind our Indiana agents to strictly adhere to filed rates. In a recent audit, the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) found that Ohio-based title insurance underwriter American Homeland Title...

Wells Fargo June 2015 - TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure FAQs

06/04/2015 - 10:37am
Please see the latest issue of Settlement Agent Communications from Wells Fargo. Wells has been providing these updates as they develop their plan for implementing processes to adapt to the new...

Insuring the Interest of an Installment Contract Purchaser

05/06/2015 - 4:35pm
An installment contract is an alternative to traditional mortgage financing where the buyer pays the sales price to the seller in installments over time. Instead of a deed and mortgage, the buyer and...