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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.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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CBRE’s Philip D. Voorhees, Reg Kobzi and NRP-West Team Represent Seller...

CBRE Vice Chairman Philip D. Voorhees announced this week that the National Retail Partners-West (NRP-West) completed the sale of San Marcos Village in San Marcos, Calif., a grocery/discount-anchored neighborhood center with key access and visibility

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

8 Things to Look Out for When You’re Thinking About Buying...

Buying a house can be a daunting experience, especially if it’s your first home. You’re getting ready to invest what might be hundreds of thousands of dollars into something you don’t know everything about. Even a seasoned buyer can miss a sign here or there when home shopping, which can result in landing a less-than-stellar deal and the ownership of a money pit.