The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau signaled an interest in ending a temporary exemption that allows government-backed loans to exceed 43 percent debt-to-income ratio
by Patrick Kearns | Sep 17
Freedom Mortgage reported inaccurate information on race and sex between 2014 and 2017. The firm originated more than 50,000 mortgages per year during that period
by Jim Dalrymple II | Jun 7
Most were pleased with President Trump's performance and identified with him as a real estate business person
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 17
In 2007, only 30% of first-time service members and veteran buyers used a VA loan. That increased to 78% by 2016
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 1
The settlement ends a federal lawsuit accusing the mortgage company of illegally foreclosing on 6 homes
by Patrick Kearns | Feb 7
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is raising fines across the board for violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, which prevents kickbacks between brokers and lenders
by Patrick Kearns | Jan 16
The US Senate voted 50-49 on Thursday to approve Kraninger as head of the agency that regulates banks and lenders on behalf of the public
by Patrick Kearns | Dec 6
The class-action lawsuit alleged Zillow defrauded investors by failing to disclose its co-marketing program was under investigation for RESPA violations
by Patrick Kearns | Oct 3
Eric Blankenstein, who oversees fair lending enforcement within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, used N-word multiple times in the unearthed blog post from 2004
by Patrick Kearns | Oct 2
A more conservative SCOTUS could mean less government regulation and fewer protections for LGBTQ individuals
by Patrick Kearns | Jul 5
CFPB concludes investigation into whether the tech giant violated RESPA law when letting agents and lenders combine marketing efforts
by Emma Hinchliffe | Jun 25
Lending giant allegedly charged borrowers fines for the bank's own mistakes
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 20
The DC Court of Appeals overturned the agency's $109 million fine of PHH Mortgage Corporation, but says CFPB is constitutional.
by Marian McPherson | Feb 1
Lawsuit alleges that Zillow 'concealing' home valuations for certain brokers hurts competition. Does it hold water?
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jan 18
Traffic to mobile apps and websites reaches new high
by Andrea V. Brambila | Nov 7