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Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Identification of language preference on the Uniform Residential Loan Application
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Press Release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Blog eClosing and buying a home: Technology’s role in closing on a mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Seven factors that determine your mortgage interest rate
Category: Press Release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Real Estate Settlement Services Provider for Steering Consumers to Affiliated Business
Category: Press Release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press Release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Blog Buying a home? Watch out for mortgage closing scams
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog Making the decision to rent or buy
Category: Report Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry: Readout from an opening roundtable
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Clarify Mortgage Data Rule
Category: Blog We are proposing changes to Regulation C to help industry comply and are looking for your feedback
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2016
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Blog The Consumer Bureau is proposing changes to Regulation B to help mortgage lenders and is looking for your feedback
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Provide Flexibility to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Press Release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog How to deal with “bad credit”—or no credit—when you want to buy a home
Category: Blog Making the move to homeownership on your own or with someone else
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Prospect Mortgage to Pay $3.5 Million Fine for Illegal Kickback Scheme
Category: Blog How to decide how much to spend on your down payment
Category: Blog Your mortgage calculator may be setting you up for a surprise
Category: Blog Buying a home? The first step is to check your credit
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Blog Is 2017 the year you buy a home?
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Financial Companies About Sales and Production Incentives That May Lead to Fraud or Consumer Abuse
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust the Threshold for Exempting Small Loans from Special Appraisal Requirements and Announce 2017 Threshold
Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $11 Million for 225,000 Harmed Consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Press Release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2015 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Category: Blog We’ve updated our mortgage servicing rules to provide greater protections for mortgage borrowers and other homeowners
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Updates To “Know Before You Owe” Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Tools and resources for money decisions
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Five years standing up for you
Category: Blog La delimitación ilegal: Acción del CFPB y del Departamento de Justicia requiere que el banco BancorpSouth pague millones de dólares a consumidores perjudicados
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2016
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervisory Actions Return $24.5 Million To A Quarter-Million Consumers Harmed By Illegal Activities
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau And Department Of Justice Action Requires Bancorpsouth To Pay $10.6 Million To Address Discriminatory Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Blog Redlining: CFPB and DOJ action requires BancorpSouth Bank to pay millions to harmed consumers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Mortgage Servicing Special Edition
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervision Finds Mortgage Servicers' Ongoing Technology Failures and Process Breakdowns Trigger Rule Violations
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Former Wells Fargo Employee for Illegal Mortgage Fee-Shifting
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2015
Category: Report Testing of Bankruptcy Periodic Statement Forms for Mortgage Servicing
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Mortgage Complaints
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: How many loan offers will you get?
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: What kind of mortgage will you get?
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: How will you approach your search?
Category: Press Release CFPB Rule Broadens Qualified Mortgage Coverage of Lenders Operating in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: How much can you afford?
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: Where will you start?
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Bankers Association
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision of Banks and Nonbanks Recovers $14.3 Million for Consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Establishes Process to Consider Applications to Designate Additional Areas as “Rural”
Category: Press Release CFPB Seeks Public Input on Mortgage Lending Information Resubmission Guidelines
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces Two Annual Threshold Adjustments
Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2015
Category: Press Release CFPB Recovers $107 Million in Relief for More Than 238,000 Consumers Through Supervisory Actions
Category: Blog El Banco de Ahorros Hudson City pagará $27 millones para aumentar el acceso al crédito en vecindarios mayormente afroamericanos e hispanos que discriminaba
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Blog CFPB’s new rule will shine light on mortgage market practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Improve Information About Access to Credit in the Mortgage Market
Category: Press Release CFPB Provides Guidance About Marketing Services Agreements