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Rules Surrounding Implementation of New Mortgage Disclosures

TRID closing disclosures

There’s no doubt that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Know Before You Owe rule or TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID)—requires a great deal of collaboration between closing attorneys, lenders, and Realtors. Adapting to the significant workflow changes and various interpretations of the regulation has created an issue in one aspect of the rule that few Continue Reading →

Real Estate: How Young Investors Can Start Smart

Piggy bank

(This is a guest blog.) Legendary investor Charles Schwab recently told Barron’s the biggest mistake most novice investors make is procrastinating. They wait for market conditions to improve instead of preparing for fluctuations by investing the resources they already have. Schwab was talking about stock investments, but the same principle applies to real estate. The Continue Reading →