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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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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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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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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Quicken Loans Will Legally Become Rocket Mortgage

Appraisal Buzz

The post Quicken Loans Will Legally Become Rocket Mortgage appeared first on theMReport.com. The post Quicken Loans Will Legally Become Rocket Mortgage 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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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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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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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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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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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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“It’s ridiculous”: Real estate industry opposes newly proposed cash-deal reporting rules

Housing Wire

home purchases, there are plenty of legal and practical reasons for buying a home through an LLC or trust. treasury, the treasury department, us treasury.

UWM sues broker shop for sending loans to Rocket, Fairway

Housing Wire

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) is making good on its threat to take legal action against partnering broker shops that also send business to Rocket Mortgage and Fairway Independent Mortgage , a violation of the wholesaler’s controversial broker agreement.

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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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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Inside the effort to outlaw real estate ‘love letters’

Housing Wire

In response to the passage of the law, last month, the Pacific Legal Foundation , a libertarian public interest law firm, filed a preliminary injunction against the new law on behalf of Bend, Oregon-based Total Real Estate Group. Oregon State Rep. Mark Meek.

Fannie Mae pays $53M to settle recession-era discrimination suit

Housing Wire

Legal Politics & Money Fair housing Fannie Mae National Fair Housing Alliance Recession REOAmid protests set off by George Floyd’s death, Fannie Mae ’s CEO issued a public statement about its commitment to racial equity.

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Fannie Mae and NAR at odds over flood-risk disclosures

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Politics & Money Fannie Mae FEMA flood zone hwmember National Association of RealtorsTwo of the most powerful U.S. housing entities are at odds over the future of the federal government’s cash-strapped flood insurance program.

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Home appraisal’s ugly history and uncertain future

Housing Wire

Appraisals & Valuations Black Homeownership Legal Appraisal Foundation Appraisal Institute Appraisals Federal Housing Finance Agency hw+ racial discrimination racism Real estate appraisal Redlining

New York expands CRA rule to nonbank lenders

Housing Wire

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Pension fund withdraws insider trading lawsuit against Dan Gilbert

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Dan Gilbert Lawsuits Rock Holdings Rocket Companies Rocket MortgageA pension fund in Detroit has withdrawn a lawsuit filed only two weeks ago that accused Rocket Companies Chairman Dan Gilbert of insider trading.

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PNC Bank breached COVID-19 payment deferral agreement: suit

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Servicing CFPB COVID-19 home retention options covid-19 payment deferral covid-19 relief Fannie Mae Featured Finance Freddie Mac PNC Bank TILA-RESPA

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Gay, disabled ex-employee sues loanDepot for discrimination

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Anthony Hsieh Discrimination employee hwmember Justice lawsuit lender Loan loanDepotAnthony Hsieh, founder and CEO of loandepot.

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33 states go after Ocwen/PHH Mortgage over servicing fees

Housing Wire

Both Ocwen and PHH have come under legal fire in recent years, after a 2017 cease-and-desist order prohibited the acquisition of new mortgage servicing rights and the origination of mortgage loans by subsidiary Ocwen Loan Servicing until the company was “able to prove it can appropriately manage its consumer mortgage escrow accounts.”. The cumulation of legal action from the states and the CFPB nearly put Ocwen out of business.

Supreme Court hears arguments on FHFA structure

Housing Wire

The case has the potential to be the most profound legal decision to affect the mortgage market in over a decade. CFPB / Regulatory Enforcement Legal Politics & Money Constitutionality FHFA FHFA Director Mark Calabria Supreme Court Supreme Court of the United States

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Ex-MBA president McCord pleads guilty to mortgage fraud

Housing Wire

Enforcement Housing crimes Legal Crime Fannie Mae Fraud Mortgage Bankers Association Mortgage fraud

Ex-RealFi worker sues male execs for sexual harassment

Housing Wire

Legal Mortgage Origination Discrimination gender lawsuit RealFi sexual harassment Sexual misconductA former marketing director at Residential Home Funding Corp.

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How to Sell a Tenant Occupied Rental Property Legally and Profitably

Mashvisor

It is usually better to sell your rental property while it’s vacant as the process is fast and smooth. However, you may need to sell your rental unit while it… Investor Blogs Selling Investment Property Financing Landlord Off Market Properties Tenants

Setting the Bar High

Appraisal Buzz

DS News had a chance to speak with Legal League Chair Stephen M. Hladik and Legal League Vice Chair J. Anthony Van Ness, discussing the importance of Legal League 100 for the industry. The post Setting the Bar High appeared first on DSNews.

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The Investor’s Guide to NYC Airbnb Rules

Mashvisor

It happens to be one of the country’s biggest markets and has a top… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes Airbnb Airbnb Regulations airbnb rentals legal New York City NYWhen it comes to the short-term rental market, New York City has a wealth of opportunities.

What Are Property Lines and How to Find Them

Mashvisor

Table of Contents What Are Property Lines… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes Investor Tools mashvisor tools Real Estate Tips TechnologyThe boundaries, a.k.a property lines that define the space of your property, are among the most crucial things any future homeowner should know.

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Top 6 Tax Tips on Reporting Your Rental Income

Mashvisor

Table… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes Airbnb mashvisor tools Real Estate Tips Rental Income Tax Benefits Vacation RentalTax season is here again, and if you own rental property, you may be required by the IRS to file and report all rental income on your tax return.

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How to Report Airbnb Income on Tax Return: Investor’s Guide

Mashvisor

Table of Contents Mashvisor’s… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes Airbnb mashvisor tools Real Estate Tips Rental Income Tax Benefits Vacation RentalA responsible Airbnb owner and host should know how to report Airbnb income on tax return.

Special Assessment Tax: What is it?

Mashvisor

… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes legal Property Tax Real Estate TipsAs a homeowner, you realize you have to pay some bills to keep your property. Other than the regular property taxes, many investors may not know about special assessment taxes.

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Is Home Insurance Tax Deductible?

Mashvisor

Whether it’s property taxes, maintenance, and repairs, utilities, homeowner’s insurance, or property management, you’re sure going to spend some cash every month to… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes legal Property Tax Tax BenefitsOwning a home comes with various expenses.

What Is a Rental Property Depreciation Calculator for Real Estate Investors?

Mashvisor

Table of Contents What Is Rental Property… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes Investment Calculator Investor Tools Landlord Real Estate Education Real Estate Tips Tax BenefitsInvestors have a key goal of securing a high passive income from their properties.

Chain of Title in Real Estate: The Complete Guide

Mashvisor

The title to a property is passed when it is sold, and these transfers form the… Investor Blogs Legal Matters & Taxes chain title investment property legal property title titleThe chain of title is the timeline of the property’s possession in real estate.