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Managing Social Media Compliance

Managing Social Media Compliance

A marketing consultant offers to use Twitter to promote a new mortgage loan program for…

It’s Time to Move From Anxiety to Productivity

It’s Time to Move From Anxiety to Productivity

By Bart Shapiro This year, 2014, has already brought significant change to the mortgage arena…

Whistle while you work: OSHA publishes interim rule for CFPA whistleblower regulations

Whistle while you work: OSHA publishes interim rule for CFPA whistleblower regulations

 By Anthony M. Sharett Mortgage lenders should be prepared to add a new batch of…

Camarillo Woman Sentenced to 97 Months for Involvement in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

U.S. Attorney’s Office June 12, 2014 Central District of California (213) 894-2434 LOS ANGELES—Rosa Fernandez, 38, of Camarillo, was sentenced earlier today by United States District Court Judge John A. Kronstadt to 97 months in federal prison for her involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme. Fernandez was arrested in June 2010 and charged along with…

Camarillo Woman Sentenced to 97 Months for Involvement in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Mortgage Servicing – Regulators Find Fertile Ground

For mortgage servicing companies, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) mortgage servicing rules implemented in January of this year are just the tip of the iceberg. If servicers have not yet addressed it, this segment of the financial services industry must now implement “bank-like” compliance management programs to mitigate risk. There is a snowball of…

Mortgage Servicing – Regulators Find Fertile Ground

Managing Social Media Compliance

A marketing consultant offers to use Twitter to promote a new mortgage loan program for your organization. A mortgage loan officer is struggling to increase business and, to grow volume, he decides to send Facebook message solicitations to certain consumers who have applied for loans previously. The business development officer creates an entry each day…

Managing Social Media Compliance

How Do You Spell Relief? Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y

By Mike Vitali If you haven’t heard (maybe you were out of the country or under a rock the last few days) Fannie and Freddie (the Agencies) have issued some new quality control guidelines to help provide relief to lenders from certain contract representations and warrants. New Agency Relief Options: Under these new guidelines a…

How Do You Spell Relief? Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y

Managing the Present: The 2014 Strategic Plan for the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Prepared Remarks of FHFA Director Melvin L. Watt at the Brookings Institution Forum on the Future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Thank you to the Brookings Institution for hosting this event and thank you for that introduction. Let me begin my remarks today by talking about the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) work over…

Managing the Present: The 2014 Strategic Plan for the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Regulatory

Managing the Present: The 2014 Strategic Plan for the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Managing the Present: The 2014 Strategic Plan for the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Prepared Remarks of FHFA Director Melvin L. Watt at the Brookings Institution Forum on the Future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Thank you to the Brookings Institution for hosting this event and thank you for that introduction. Let me…

Are your MCR reports timely, accurate or both?

Are your MCR reports timely, accurate or both?

By Amanda Greenwood-Field Are you choosing between making an accurate Mortgage Call Report (MCR) filing…

It’s Time to Move From Anxiety to Productivity

It’s Time to Move From Anxiety to Productivity

By Bart Shapiro This year, 2014, has already brought significant change to the mortgage arena…

Legal

Physician-Businessman Convicted of Mortgage Loan Fraud

Physician-Businessman Convicted of Mortgage Loan Fraud

U.S. Attorney’s Office June 12, 2014 Eastern District of Virginia (757) 441-6331 NORFOLK, VA—Irfan M.…

Mortgage Fraud Case Study: Inexperience Isn’t a Defense

Mortgage Fraud Case Study: Inexperience Isn’t a Defense

by Chip Cummings, CFE Even though it was ten o’clock in the morning, it was…

Camarillo Woman Sentenced to 97 Months for Involvement in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Camarillo Woman Sentenced to 97 Months for Involvement in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

U.S. Attorney’s Office June 12, 2014 Central District of California (213) 894-2434 LOS ANGELES—Rosa Fernandez, 38, of Camarillo, was sentenced earlier today by United States District Court Judge John A. Kronstadt to 97 months in federal prison for her involvement…

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