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With CFPB Appointment In Limbo, So Is the Housing Recovery -- US News and World Report

With CFPB Appointment In Limbo, So Is the Housing Recovery -- US News and World Report

News   •   Feb 01, 2013 10:11 EST

A decision by a federal appeals court has called into question the recess appointment of CFPB director Richard Cordray,and so the Qualified Mortgage Rule, could be headed to the scrap yard.

CFPB to Banks: Just Play Nice In the Sandbox -- US News and World Report

CFPB to Banks: Just Play Nice In the Sandbox -- US News and World Report

News   •   Jan 26, 2013 17:27 EST

New home mortgage lending rules put forth by the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau simply lack the bite to have any real impact on the banks' questionable behavior.

New Rules Offer Homeowners Protection from Foreclosure -- Lawyers.com

New Rules Offer Homeowners Protection from Foreclosure -- Lawyers.com

News   •   Jan 23, 2013 10:01 EST

“These rules really just move from the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to the CFPB,” observes Roy Oppenheim, a partner with Oppenheim Law in Weston, Fla., who practices real estate law.

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Dodd-Frank Stalls Home Seller-Financing

Dodd-Frank Stalls Home Seller-Financing

Blog posts   •   Jul 24, 2014 14:39 EDT

The average home buyer or seller-financer may now be breaking the law according to Dodd-Frank. Oppenheim Law blogs about the exceptions to the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Dodd-Frank rules. Under the rules, take this into consideration: a seller of a residential property may not act as financer to the buyer if the seller is not a licensed mortgage originator, unless...