Troy Ott’s Real Estate Blog: REG-X FAQ’s

If the aggregate fees subject to the 10% tolerance increase more than 10%, will the bank be responsible for paying the amount above 10% or the entire amount including the 10%? (For example: if fees increased by 15% in the aggregate, will the bank pay the full 15% that exceeds the amount disclosed or only the 5% that is in excess of the 10% tolerance?)

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Title Company | DC, MD, VA – settlement attorney, escrow service, title insurance – Blog – Real estate closing blog for agents, lenders and consumers

At a recent meeting of the American Land Title Association, a representative of HUD who is well known to the industry, Ivy Jackson, responded to the question: “What do I do if I know more about the [RESPA] Rule than my lender, and the lender insists on doing things their way?” Jackson’s answer was succinct:Educate provide the information Document in writing, both your attempts to explain the Rule and the lender’s demand to do it their way Save the closing instructions Close the loan

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Title Insurance Talk: RESPA Referral Fee Matrix

LO’s are again asking about the RESPA rules — about when you can legally pay an affiliated party a referral fee.  Dr. Gary Lacefield, RESPA Expert, has provided a RESPA REFERRAL FEE MATRIX and you can find it in the Charts & Checklist section of www.MortgageCurrentcy.com

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