Illinois Moving Forward on Regulatory Guidance for Title Insurance Fees
In a most welcome development, last week I attended a meeting at the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago called by the...
Regulations and compliance
Closing a Volatile Year
As 2017 comes to a close, I am hard pressed to think of a year in my lifetime that witnessed so much Washington-based controversy since Vietnam coupled with Watergate. ...
CFPB, Housing, Taxes, TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure
The Tax Plan Cometh
We have to address the elephant in the room: tax code changes and their effect on housing in 2018 and beyond. First, NAR reports that next year could see an increase in...
Cyber-security, Taxes, TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure
Housing Inventory Still an Issue
Commercial Real Estate, Cyber-security, Housing, Real Estate Market
Homes more valuable than ever. Is that a good thing?
As CNBC reported, last week Zillow said that the median value of all U.S. homes has exceeded $200,000, the highest it ...
CFPB, Cyber-security, Housing
Housing, Housing, Housing
Naturally, there’s nothing more critical to the real estate economy then the state of the housing market, and the news was positive recently as NAR Chief Economist La...
Cyber-security, Housing, HUD
Technology and Real Estate
According to survey results released in December by Fannie Mae, demand for and use of mobile mortgage products almost doubled over the course of 12 months. The survey c...
Housing, Mortgages, Technology