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Legal & Accounting with Peter Christensen

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the Legal and Accounting presentation of our Business Building Workshop being held at Valuation Expo on September 8th. The post Legal & Accounting with Peter Christensen appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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loanDepot Names Gregory Smallwood Chief Legal Officer

Appraisal Buzz

The post loanDepot Names Gregory Smallwood Chief Legal Officer appeared first on theMReport.com. The post loanDepot Names Gregory Smallwood Chief Legal Officer appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Prior to loanDepot, Smallwood served as General Counsel and EVP of Caliber Home Loans.

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Top Legal Experts Address Pressing Housing Issues

Appraisal Buzz

Members of Five Star Institute’s Legal League 100 gathered at the Five Star Conference where they discussed the regulatory landscape, court backlogs, staffing challenges, and more. The post Top Legal Experts Address Pressing Housing Issues appeared first on DSNews.

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FHFA language disclosure rule stokes fears of legal blowback

Housing Wire

The post FHFA language disclosure rule stokes fears of legal blowback appeared first on HousingWire.

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Cenlar Promotes Key Legal-Team Members

Appraisal Buzz

The post Cenlar Promotes Key Legal-Team Members appeared first on DSNews. The post Cenlar Promotes Key Legal-Team Members appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Attorneys Michael N.

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Legal & Accounting with Peter Christensen

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the Legal and Accounting presentation of our Business Building Workshops being at Valuation Expo on September 8 th. Peter Christensen is one of the hosts within the Business Building Workshops and we’ll be getting the inside scoop on growing and understanding the legal structure of your business. The post Legal & Accounting with Peter Christensen appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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Opinion: Two legal issues relevant to FHFA’s review of FHLB system

Housing Wire

This article addresses two legal issues relevant to the review: FHFA’s statutory authority to reduce the number of Federal Home Loan Banks, and The application of the FHLBank statutory “super lien”. This provision may be challenged by the affected FHLBank under legal process. On Aug.

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Collect Legally Binding eSignatures In Your Digital Forms

GoForrmz

Create and share eSignature documents in minutes Easily collect legally binding electronic signatures in your digital forms with eSign fields. These signatures are not legally binding and available starting at the Basic account.

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CFPB Warns Mortgage Industry About Legal Responsibilities in Disclosure

Appraisal Buzz

Companies have long used advanced computational methods as part of their credit decision making process, but as technology evolves, … The post CFPB Warns Mortgage Industry About Legal Responsibilities in Disclosure appeared first on DSNews. The post CFPB Warns Mortgage Industry About Legal Responsibilities in Disclosure appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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Activist Legal Names Chris Pummill President of Operations

Appraisal Buzz

The post Activist Legal Names Chris Pummill President of Operations appeared first on DSNews. The post Activist Legal Names Chris Pummill President of Operations appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

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Mortgage Servicing, Legal Leaders to Discuss Reg X, COVID-19

Appraisal Buzz

The post Mortgage Servicing, Legal Leaders to Discuss Reg X, COVID-19 appeared first on DSNews. The post Mortgage Servicing, Legal Leaders to Discuss Reg X, COVID-19 appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. This webinar event covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent amendment to Reg X which includes changes to default, servicing, and loss mitigation in relation to borrowers impacted by COVID-19.

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Stavvy’s all-in-one platform makes legal and financial transactions easier, safer and more accessible

Housing Wire

Stavvy is here to transform how business is conducted remotely by making complex legal and financial transactions easier, safer and more accessible to all. At Stavvy, they believe the promise of a fully digital mortgage has not yet been realized.

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AmeriSave accused of defamation, failure to pay wages in lawsuit

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Origination Politics & Money AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation class action lawsuit defamation legal battle LO CompensationA group of 11 former employees are accusing AmeriSave Mortgage Corp.

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DLC reports legal claim update

Mortgagebroker News

The news relates to a claim launched against the company in July last year

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Is Wholesaling Legal? It’s Complicated

BiggerPockets

One of the more hotly debated topics on BiggerPockets is concerning the legality of wholesaling. Laws on this are state-specific, which can be scary stuff for any wholesaler. Here's what to know. Real Estate Wholesaling

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How to (Legally) Avoid Taxes by Investing in Real Estate

BiggerPockets

Everyone wants to know how the rich avoid taxes. You hear about it on the news, “billionaire pays zero dollars in taxes this year,” or “this real estate tycoon made […] Real Estate Rookie Podcast

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Racial bias/discrimination in appraising; a legal viewpoint

Valuation Review

The issue of racial bias and discrimination in the appraisal profession continues to strike a nerve amongst those in the business. Valuation Review, which has addressed this topic before, now gives a different viewpoint as seen through the eyes of an attorney.

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Loan America sues Sprout for allegedly failing to purchase loans

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Origination Politics & Money Correspondent lender legal disputes Michael Strauss Sprout Mortgage warehouse lenderCalifornia-based Loan America, Inc.

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UWM gave brokers big discounts to play with. It could be risky

Housing Wire

Attorneys interviewed by HousingWire said nothing appeared to be clearly over the legal line with the Control Your Price initiative. United Wholesale Mortgage ‘s (UWM) aggressive moves to gain an edge on the competition tend to provoke controversy.

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MCAN Financial Group announces subsidiary's legal name change

Mortgagebroker News

The change accompanies MCAN's recently announced trade rebrand

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How to (Legally!) Avoid Capital Gains Taxes on Real Estate

BiggerPockets

The only two inevitable things in life are death and taxes, right? Well, sort of. Savvy real estate investors have more loopholes than most to reduce their tax burden. Here’s exactly what you need to know about capital gains taxes and how to pay as little as possible.

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UWM scores partial win in broker ultimatum lawsuit

Housing Wire

A spokesperson for UWM said the company does not “comment on legal matters that are currently pending.” And AML was not the first broker shop to enter a legal battle with UWM. Top U.S.

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The legal battle between REX Homes and NAR heats up?

Housing Wire

filed a motion on Thursday in federal district court in Seattle challenging the legality of the National Association of Realtors’ claims that REX pushes false advertising, which the trade group alleged in a countersuit filed late last month.

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FHA announces new changes to loss mitigation waterfall 

Housing Wire

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Did Michael Strauss, accused of fraud, just start a new mortgage company?

Housing Wire

We are no closer to being paid and he had the capital to open up Smart Rate Mortgage,” said a former employee who requested anonymity due to an ongoing legal case. When industry veteran Michael Strauss abruptly shut down Long Island-based Sprout Mortgage in early July, there was uproar.

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Townstone wins order to dismiss CFPB’s redlining lawsuit 

Housing Wire

CFPB Legal Mortgage Origination Politics & Money Regulatory african american Barry Sturner lawsuit Redlining Townstone FinancialA federal judge in Illinois ruled in favor of Townstone Financial Inc.

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loanDepot targeted by lawsuit alleging poor work conditions 

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Origination Politics & Money California Frank Martell labor costs lawsuit loanDepot mortgage layoffs

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PrimeLending sues FCM for poaching 10% of its workforce

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Origination Politics & Money First Community Mortgage lawsuits mortgage mortgage recruiters poaching PrimeLending recruitingTexas-based PrimeLending is suing its direct competitor , First Community Mortgage, Inc. FCM), for raiding its talent pool. .

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Here’s Why You Should Manage Your Legal Documents Digitally

BiggerPockets

There are plenty of digital document storage solutions for today's landlords. Mobile rental apps and online software gives landlords the tools necessary to streamline a rental business. Business Management business business management business-comm technology

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loanDepot notches partial win in scrap with CrossCountry

Housing Wire

A representative for CrossCountry told HousingWire, “As a matter of practice, we do not comment on legal matters.” . Legal Mortgage Origination CrossCountry Mortgage Frank Martell loanDepot poaching trade secrets

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Bankers sue Rocket for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Origination Politics & Money Arizona Banker class action lawsuit labor costs loan officer compensation Rocket Mortgage wages

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After margin call, EPM stopped paying Jesse Iwuji Motorsports sponsorship: lawsuit?

Housing Wire

“An executive at EPM told an executive at JIM that EPM got ‘margin called’ and was suffering due to mortgage rate hikes,” JIM’s lawyers at Heitner Legal wrote.

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Federal judge rules in favor of FHFA on net worth sweeps

Housing Wire

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FirstFunding sues Sprout for breaching of contract

Housing Wire

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Wells Fargo to pay $94M to settle mortgage forbearance suit

Housing Wire

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Banc of California sues Sprout Mortgage, Planet Home Lending 

Housing Wire

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How to “Layer” Legal Protection So Lawsuits Won’t Touch Your Wealth

BiggerPockets

Most investors assume LLCs for rental properties are the way to go in terms of asset protection. From a novice’s point of view, LLCs seem to provide everything you would […]. All BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast

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CFPB wants lenders to disclose reason for denial of credit

Housing Wire

The requirement also applies to mortgage lenders, legal experts say. In his own statement Thursday, Chopra said companies have “legal responsibilities when they let a black-box model make lending decisions.”.

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Carrington to pay $5.25M to CFPB for improper forbearance practices

Housing Wire

“Carrington Mortgage unlawfully withheld legally mandated pandemic protections, wrongly imposed fees, and reported false information to credit reporting companies,” the CFPB’s director Rohit Chopra said in a statement.

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Former HUD official convicted of falsifying records

Housing Wire

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