FHA’s Waiver of the Property Flipping Regulation is Scheduled to Expire

Posted on December 12, 2014 by

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Can a Lender Require You to Obtain Flood Insurance Above the Amount Required by Federal Law?

Posted on July 29, 2014 by Nikki Salgat

Faez v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al., 745 F.3d 1098 (11th Cir. 2014) According to a recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, lenders can require borrowers with a federally-insured mortgage to obtain flood insurance above and beyond the amount required by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). In […]

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New HUD Regulations Concerning pre-foreclosure Sales Impact Listing Agents and Brokers

Posted on July 24, 2014 by Nikki Salgat

Updated Requirements Issued for FHA Pre-Foreclosure Sales and Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure On July 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a new Mortgagee Letter, 2014-15, addressing updated requirements for pre-foreclosure sales and deeds in lieu of foreclosure. While the letter restates many previously implemented criteria, it does include […]

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Fair Housing’s Disparate Impact

Posted on April 1, 2013 by Bethany Brannan

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HUD Debuts Fair Housing Mobile App

Posted on April 1, 2013 by

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has created a free mobile app that allows users to instantly file housing discrimination complaints. “Having this first fair housing mobile application equips people everywhere with the information they need to combat housing discrimination,” says John Trasviña, HUD assistant secretary for fair housing and equal opportunity. “We are […]

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