The Washington Post Wonkblog 4/21/14 – Why a Government Agency Won’t Lower Mortgage Fees for Borrowers

From The Washington Post Wonkblog Why a government agency won’t lower mortgage fees for borrowers By Dina ElBoghdady April 21 at 2:27 pm Two influential housing industry trade groups voiced alarm this month about the fees borrowers must pay when they take out a mortgage backed by the Federal Housing … Continue reading

Brian Collins 4/16/14 – Small Lenders Fear GSE Reform Bill Could Endanger Them

******************************************************************************* Small Lenders Fear GSE Reform Bill Could Endanger Them By Brian Collins APR 16, 2014 3:40pm ET A landmark housing finance bill has brought back mortgage bankers’ old fears about “mission creep” by secondary market players. Only this time, they fear large banks, not Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, … Continue reading

April 2014 Annual Conference Wrap-up

Members of the Community Home Lenders Association gathered in Washington, DC on April 7-8 for their 2014 Legislative Conference. Through a combination of interactive conference presentations by a diverse group of speakers and strategically scheduled congressional visits, members had the opportunity to provide significant input to policy makers and into … Continue reading