Tuesday, September 16, 2014
How CUs Can Better Navigate Complex Mortgage Regs: ACUMA Coverage
Regulator priorities used to be somewhat clear – making sure lenders were originating and servicing residential mortgage loans in accordance with applicable requirements. But more recently the focus has been on fair lending and disparate impact.
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BEAVERCREEK, Ohio — Though the refinance boom is over and several mortgage giants are reeling as originations decline, some credit unions are thriving as they tap into a new source — first-time home buyers. more »
National Credit Union Administration board member Rick Metsger said a Federal Housing Finance Agency proposal to restrict Federal Home Loan Bank membership could give banks an unfair advantage over some smaller credit unions. more »
WASHINGTON — Credit unions and community banks are pushing back against a plan unveiled by the Federal Housing Finance Agency this week to restrict membership in the Home Loan Bank System. more »
WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has chosen a dozen firms involved in the mortgage industry — including two credit unions — for a pilot program looking at whether electronic fillings can improve the mortgage closing process. more »
EAST HANOVER, N.J. — Symbionce Financial Solutions LLC, a credit union service organization that offers mortgage services to CUs, on Thursday was ranked number 945 on Inc.magazine's eighth annual Inc. 500|5000. more »
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. — As if credit union mortgage lenders did not have enough to contend with already, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed numerous changes to the way home loan data will be collected — and possibly reported publicly. more »
CHICAGO — Mortgage delinquency rates declined by nearly 20% to a national rate of 3.46% in the second quarter from a year earlier, according to a report from TransUnion LLC. more »
The hot-button topic of what Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should charge for loan guarantees is emerging as a key issue in reviving a private-label securitization market. more »
SAN JOSE, Calif. — How incredible is the housing market in and around the fabled Silicon Valley, the Northern California home of innumerable tech companies? more »
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Should credit union in the Bay Area be worried about a housing bubble? more »
Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt said Tuesday he had no plans to weigh in on pending housing finance reform legislation, leaving it to Congress to decide as early as this week. more »
WASHINGTON – The Senate Banking Committee will vote Thursday on legislation to overhaul the housing finance system after abruptly postponing deliberations late last month. more »
WASHINGTON — The chance of a housing finance reform bill moving in Congress this year is seriously in question after six key Democrats have apparently rejected the plan offered by Senate Banking Committee leaders. more »
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Red Riding Hood
This video from Security Service FCU is one in a series that puts a credit union spin on fairy tales.
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