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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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Fall 2018-Winter 2019 Federal Highlights

FHFA Announces GSE Conforming Loan Limits for 2019 The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that the maximum conforming loan limit for first mortgages secured by one-unit properties acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2019 will be $484,350.00, with

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Fall 2018-Winter 2019 States In Brief

California The Governor of California signed into law Senate Bill 818 and Senate Bill 1201, which reinstates the Homeowner Bill of Rights. The legislation was effective January 1, 2019. Colorado The Colorado Division of Real Estate revised and amended several

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Fall 2018-Winter 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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Fall 2018-Winter 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

Posted in "Talking The Talk"/Conferences, Newsletters

Spring-Summer 2018 Announcements

Please welcome Alicia McCraw to the firm! Alicia McCraw is an attorney with Franzén & Salzano, P.C., and practices in the firm’s consumer lending regulatory compliance area. She received her B.A. in Biological Science from Virginia Tech in 2012 and

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Spring-Summer 2018 Hot Topics – Georgia Minimum Wage Law

Are you complying with Georgia’s minimum wage law? Georgia’s minimum wage law requires employers to pay covered employees a minimum wage of not less than $5.15 for each hour worked. There is an exception for employers and employees subject to

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Spring-Summer 2018 Hot Topics – South Carolina Is “On The Prowl” Regarding Adherence To The Attorney-Insurance Preference Requirement!

Last year, the South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions, Consumer Finance Division issued guidance on the attorney-insurance preference disclosure. Creditors need to beware that the Department is “on the prowl” looking to enforce the requirement! For consumer purpose mortgage loans,

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Spring-Summer 2018 Hot Topics – Georgia’s Foreclosure Disclosure

Georgia licensees and registrants are required to provide to each applicant a foreclosure disclosure which explains that failure to meet conditions and terms of the loan may result in foreclosure. Georgia regulations provide that this disclosure requirement may be satisfied

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