mortgages

As uncertainty swirls, CFPB keeps on regulating

09/14/17

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may face an unsteady political environment, but a new report on CFPB supervisory priorities has experts warning banks not to rest on their laurels.

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Banking agencies propose changes to CRA definitions

09/13/17

The changes are aimed at aligning requirements with a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.

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How a community bank took the fall for the financial crisis

09/12/17

A new documentary airing on PBS Tuesday raises questions about why prosecutors targeted a small bank after the financial crisis and left bigger institutions untouched.

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Houston-area mortgages, auto loans expected to take big hits

09/07/17

Given the scale of damage to the region’s homes and cars, bankers are guarding against an expected spike in missed payments by extending loan terms, deferring payments and making other concessions.

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How this bank is tapping an overlooked revenue stream

09/05/17

Quaint Oak in Pennsylvania is making a big push in real estate brokerage, a business that many state-chartered banks might think is illegal for them to pursue.

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How Harvey could speed short-term flood insurance fix

08/28/17

The massive flooding in Texas is sure to put pressure on lawmakers to resolve differences over the National Flood Insurance Program, but a short-term extension of the program is still the most likely scenario.

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As Harvey looms, mortgage response takes shape

08/25/17

With Hurricane Harvey rapidly making its way toward the Texas coast, lenders and servicers have activated business continuity plans to accommodate pending transactions and provide options and support to existing borrowers affected by the storm.

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Five simple ways GSE reform can narrow the homeownership gap

08/21/17

The gulf between those at the upper ends of the wealth ladder and lower-income Americans has worsened markedly since the financial crisis, despite the trillions of subsidies that taxpayers provide for housing.

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Credit unions with the largest portfolios of home equity loans

08/18/17

On March 31, 2017. Dollars in thousands

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Credit unions with the largest portfolios of first mortgage loans

08/18/17

On March 31, 2017. Dollars in thousands

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