Legal Insights

Card image cap

Guide to Selling Your Fix-and-Flip in the Summer

Legal Insights

More and more, the fix-and-flip real estate investment approach is becoming the go-to method for turning a profit in the industry—with the year-end...

Card image cap

Understanding Forbearances

Legal Insights

A forbearance is a tool implemented to assist borrowers that are experiencing financial hardship due to circumstances such as natural disasters, unemployment, or...

Card image cap

Are Referral Fees Legal on Commercial Loans?

Legal Insights

Is it legal to pay referral fees for commercial mortgage referrals? Yes! Even in states where a license is required to broker commercial...

Card image cap

How pooled investor funds can contribute to your earnings & business growth

Legal Insights

Have you wondered what a mortgage fund could do for you? I bet you’re wondering why you would even want one. Simply put,...

Card image cap

Death & Taxes: Closing on Time, Every Time

Legal Insights

Part Three of a Six-Part Series As a senior advisory escrow officer and escrow manager who has worked in this industry for more...

Card image cap

HERO Loans?

Legal Insights, Uncategorized

More like VILLAIN loans. Here’s What You Need To Watch Out For-They Will Either Delay Your Deal, Kill Your Deal or Worse… Everyone...

Card image cap

Building a Strong Antitrust Compliance Program

Legal Insights

With the Dodd-Frank Act in full swing and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) seemingly issuing a new regulation or rule proposal each...

Card image cap

Meeting the New HMDA Reporting Requirements

Legal Insights

Changes are on the horizon for the mortgage industry; however, banks and credit unions are hoping the government rethinks its approach to new...

Card image cap

Closing on Time, EVERY Time

Legal Insights, Uncategorized

As a Senior Advisory Escrow Officer and Escrow Manager, as well as someone who has worked in this industry for more than a...

Card image cap

What’s Coming for the Loan Originator Compensation Rule

Legal Insights

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) has had a tremendous impact on the financial services industry since its passage...