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Mortgage application dos and don’ts

The mortgage application maze is pockmarked with obstacles. If you don’t watch your Ps and Qs you won’t know the DOs and DON’Ts you should engage during the process. Mortgage Capital Associates says it all best in Kimberly Rotter’s infographic. Check it out.

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CFPB busts Castle & Cooke Mortgage for violating new mortgage rules

The nation's consumer watchdog took a bite out of an alleged new mortgage rules violator in a recent federal district court filing. The filing seeks to force the mortgage

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Wells Fargo circles the wagons amid mortgage reform

Wells Fargo Bank is getting out of the mortgage broker joint venture business, withdrawing due to mortgage reform. Wells Fargo Ventures, LLC, a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Wells Fargo

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Infographic: Two debt-to-income ratios

To your mortgage lender, debt-to-income (DTI) ratios are as important as your credit score. DTIs clue the lender (and you) to how well you are financially able to cover

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CFPB proposes modifying mortgage reform rules

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU — Final public comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) proposed clarifications, and some narrow revisions to its January 2013 mortgage reform rules,

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National Mortgage Settlement compliance failures laced with 60,000 consumer complaints

Consumer advocates already knew banks were failing to comply with provisions of the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement, an agreement between mortgage lenders, states and the federal government

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Short sale scammers still making the rounds

RAE CATANESE - If you've been struggling with your mortgage payments, miss a few and then get a call from an "investor" claiming a desire to buy your

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Down payment shrinkage not due to eased credit squeeze

The down payment amount home buyers are paying to buy a home is down nearly 10 percent over the past two years, but that doesn't necessarily mean you

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Mortgage reform amends ‘Ability-to-Repay’ rule

Federal Ability-to-Repay rule amendments and modifications should help garner greater access to credit by creating certain exemptions for small creditors, community development leaders and housing stabilization programs. Another amendment

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Mortgage reform targets home appraisals

Appraisal rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) soon will give consumers additional rights to information on how a home value is determined as well as new

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DeadlineNews.Com’s offsite National Mortgage Settlement coverage

DEADLINE NEWSROOM - DeadlineNews.Com is committed to following the National Mortgage Settlement with stories appearing here and elsewhere. Our National Mortgage Settlement coverage here, on DeadlineNews.Com, is bolstered by

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Mortgage reform targets foreclosure abuse, mortgage servicing failures

Foreclosure abuse prevention is the target of a major set of new provisions in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) federal overhaul of mortgage regulations. The rules establish new,

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4.2 million Independent Foreclosure Review-related payments up to $125,000 begin today

FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD - Payments to 4.2 million borrowers are scheduled to begin today April 12 following an agreement reached by the Office of the Comptroller of the

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Mortgage reform targets incentives to sell toxic loans

On mortgage reform: "One of the reasons for the collapse was that mortgage borrowers were steered towards high-cost and risky loans they had no real chance of paying

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April is ‘Fair Housing Month,’ for good reason

Welcome to National Fair Housing Month. On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, an expansion of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The

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