WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that they will be accepting electronic signatures on documents associated with Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage loans. In November 2013, the CFPB finalized its “Know Before You Owe” rule that improves the information consumers get when they’re shopping for a mortgage and […]
For higher-risk mortgage loans, the proposed rule would require creditors to use a licensed or certified appraiser who prepares a written report based on a physical inspection of the interior of the property. The proposed rule also would require creditors to disclose to applicants information about the purpose of the appraisal and provide consumers with a free copy of any appraisal report.
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced the second phase of its Know Before You Owe mortgage project, which will combine the two forms consumers get before finalizing a home loan into a single, easy-to-understand mortgage closing document.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced the Know Before You Owe project, an effort to combine two federally required mortgage disclosures into a single, simpler form that makes the costs and risks of the loan clear and allows consumers to comparison shop for the best offer.