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ALTA Survey Shows More Homebuyers Reviewing Mortgage Disclosures

More homebuyers are reviewing their mortgage documents prior to their real estate closing under new federal regulations according to results of a Home Closing Survey conducted by the American Land Title Association (ALTA). The survey, conducted in March 2016, included title agents, real estate attorneys and escrow agents.

Stevens Blasts Senate Plan to Tax Homebuyers

David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, issued the following statement upon learning that the U.S. Senate's transportation funding bill would extend an increase of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's guarantee fees in order to fund transportation projects.

CFPB Allows Grace Period for New Rule Rollout

the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it will be “sensitive” to the good-faith efforts of lenders implementing the new Truth-In-Lending and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Integration Disclosure (TRID) regulations set to take effect on August 1.

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

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Construction Contractors Lose Confidence in Q4 But Remained Upbeat Heading Into...

Construction industry leaders remained predominantly confident about the nonresidential construction sector’s prospects during the final quarter of 2018, according to the latest