Setauket Man Charged With Filing False Liens Against Judges (NY and GA)

Setauket Man Charged With Filing False Liens Against Judges

A federal grand jury has indicted a Setauket man for allegedly filing fraudulent liens against three Suffolk County judges and an attorney in retaliation …

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Integrated Disclosure Deadline Could Be Delayed, Top CFPB Official Says

Integrated Disclosure Deadline Could Be Delayed, Top CFPB Official Says
by RACHEL WITKOWSKI
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may delay the Aug. 1 implementation deadline for new mortgage disclosure forms if vendors aren’t ready, said CFPB Deputy Director Steven Antonakes.

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House Panel Advances Dodd-Frank Tweaks

House Panel Advances Dodd-Frank Tweaks
The Hill | March 26, 2015
The House Financial Services Committee advanced a package of 11 bills aimed at housing and financial regulators, many with broad bipartisan margins.

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Freddie: Frozen Housing Markets Thawing

Freddie: Frozen Housing Markets Thawing
Realtor Mag | March 26, 2015
The housing market has been battling some “winter doldrums” so far this year, but a strong labor market and low mortgage rates are a promising sign for a stronger spring home buying season, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Multi-Indicator Market Index.

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U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall With 30-Year Average at 3.69%

U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall With 30-Year Average at 3.69%
Bloomberg | March 26, 2015
The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage was 3.69 percent, down from 3.78 percent last week and matching the Feb. 12 level, Freddie Mac said in a statement Thursday. The average 15-year rate slid to 2.97 percent from 3.06 percent.

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Coos County (OR) Clerk Implements Simplifile eRecording Technology

Coos County Clerk Implements Simplifile E-Recording Technology

Coos County, Ore., is now accepting electronic documents for recording documents through Simplifile, providing customers with a faster, more efficient …

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Why Are Loans With Little Down Controversial?

Why Are Loans With Little Down Controversial?
by Peter G. Miller on March 25, 2015
BLOG VIEW: The nothing-down mortgage is back – the logical next step in a lending environment that has been substantially easing for the past several months. But, are loans with [read more]

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