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Summer 2019 Federal Highlights

GSEs Announce Update to Uniform Residential Loan Application On August 9, 2019, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs) announced the mandatory use of the redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) and AUS datasets will no longer begin on February 1,

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Summer 2019 States In Brief

Arkansas The Governor of Arkansas signed into law Senate Bill 188 which revises Arkansas’ Fair Mortgage Lending Act. The revisions amend certain provisions of the FMLA to comply with recent developments in federal law; revises the definition of exempt person;

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Summer 2019 “Talking The Talk”

Loretta Salzano and Jenny Dozier will be speaking on a variety of hot topics at key conferences throughout the country. Conference attendance is a great way to stay informed on the latest happenings in the industry – and it provides

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Spring 2019 “Talking The Talk”

Loretta Salzano will be speaking on a variety of hot topics at key conferences throughout the country. Conference attendance is a great way to stay informed on the latest happenings in the industry – and it provides a fabulous opportunity

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Spring 2019 States In Brief

District of Columbia The mayor of the District of Columbia signed into law The District of Columbia Federal Worker Housing Relief Emergency Act. It was effective February 6, 2019. As an emergency act, these provisions will expire on May 7,

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Spring 2019 Federal Highlights

Banking Agencies Implement the Private Flood Insurance Provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters Act) The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance

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Spring 2019 Announcements

The firm recently gathered together for its annual retreat. It was a weekend filled with dining, golfing, boating and spa treatments at the Greystone Inn in beautiful Lake Toxaway, North Carolina. A great time was had by all!

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Spring 2019 Announcements

Whew! It’s rough out there! Our team cut the stress with a fun-filled afternoon of competitive ax throwing.

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Fall 2018-Winter 2019 Hot Topics – Are You Tired Keeping Up with the Onslaught of Regulatory Changes?

Then let us help you! Our firm offers a service that will do the leg work for you! We monitor federal legislative and regulatory developments plus those in all states IN REAL TIME. We’ll tell you what you need to

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Fall 2018-Winter 2019 Hot Topics – A Recent Alabama Supreme Court Decision May Impact Your Future Advance Mortgage Business

In a recent ruling, the Alabama Supreme Court held that a mechanic’s lien could have priority over a recorded future advance mortgage, even though the recording of the mortgage pre-dated commencement of the contractor’s work. In brief summary, the borrower

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