mortgage bankers association
Founded in 1917, the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association has provided leadership, legislative advocacy, and education to the real estate finance industry. We promote fair and ethical lending practices among real estate finance professionals through a wide range of programs. As the oldest and largest statewide MBA, our mission is to advance Texas mortgage banking and serve the mutual interests of our members who support Texas’ annual $100-plus billion mortgage market.
CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure: Bureau Also Seeks Comment on Separate Proposed Rule Modifying Timing Requirements for Bankruptcy Periodic Statements. Click here for more information.
HOPE for Texas Homeowners
Mortgage companies, HUD-approved non-profit housing counselors, insurance companies and local partners are coming togther to form Mortgage Assistance Cneters to lead families down the road to recovery. Free events scheduled. Click here for more information.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION: HURRICANE HARVEY RESOURCES
This email is to inform you that SML s website contains various resources relating to Hurricane Harvey for consumers, state savings banks, mortgage originators, mortgage companies, mortgage bankers, and mortgage servicers. We continue to update the resources as more become available.
The link to Hurricane Harvey on SML s website is http://www.sml.texas.gov/
In addition to those resources you may want to review Insurance Code Chapter 557. It imposes specific notice requirements on lenders and servicers handling insurance claim proceeds.
Are you, or do you know, a homeowner impacted by #HarveyFlood? Click here for a resource.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU FINALIZES UPDATES TO KNOW BEFORE YOU OWE MORTGAGE DISCLOSURE RULE. Changes Will Provide More Clarity, Preserve Protections for Consumers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today finalized updates to its Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule with amendments that are intended to formalize guidance in the rule, and provide greater clarity and certainty. The changes will facilitate implementation of the Know Before You Owe rule by the mortgage industry. The CFPB is also releasing a limited follow-up proposal to address an additional implementation issue. July 7, 2017. More.
Frequent Exam Findings. From Caroline C. Jones, Commissioner.
Some of the most frequent exam violations we are finding are those that occur when an entity s Loan Origination System (LOS) is changed, or more commonly, has been updated. This email is to recommend that if you change or update your LOS, a quality control review be done to ensure that an update in one area of the LOS has not negatively impacted another area of the LOS. More.
CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU ISSUES PROPOSAL TO CLARIFY MORTGAGE DATA RULE. Proposal Would Clarify Requirements and Help Companies Comply.
Washington, D.C.В вЂ“ The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today issued a proposal to facilitate compliance with the 2015 updates to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) rule. The changes proposed today would help financial institutions comply with the 2015 HMDA Final Rule by clarifying the information they are required to collect and report about their mortgage lending. More.