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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a final rule on HUD's Single Family Property Disposition Program, which oversees the management and sale of HUD real estate-owned (REO) properties.
H.R. 3700, sponsored by Reps. Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Cleaver (R-MO) and through companion legislation, Senators Menendez (D-NJ) and Scott (R-SC), was signed into law by President Obama. This legislation previously passed unanimously in both the U.S. House and Senate.
NAR was one of several invitees to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on Tuesday Aug. 2 for a workshop on the future of drones and aviation.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a proposed rule amending TRID, the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, which requires most transactions involving a mortgage to use new CFPB disclosure forms as of October 3, 2015.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is seeking comment on the project funding formula for the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing: Continuum of Care Program.
The National Association of REALTORS® hosted an Appraisal Summit, focused on appraiser job satisfaction and industry growth in the context of today's regulatory structure.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a notice expanding upon two previously released Global Targeting Orders (GTOs) imposing new data collection and reporting requirements on title companies involved in certain high-end real estate transactions.
NAR’s Legal Affairs Department has developed new guidance to assist with members’ businesses that may be affected by the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule.
NAR submitted comments to the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) on a proposed rule concerning the annual Appraisal Management Company (AMC) registry fees.
This week the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) announced changes to the treatment of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans.