Treasury urges mortgage sector to embrace digital tech – Nat’l Mortgage News 8/06/18

August 6, 2018 As reported by Hannah Lang in National Mortgage News today,  the recently released report by the Treasury Department is being well-received by the mortgage industry, including industry representatives of the smaller and mid-sized independent mortgage banks like the Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA). Click Here to read … Continue reading

Opinion by CHLA President Bill Giambrone – Blazing a Trail Through the GSE Jungle (July 2018)

Housing-finance reform doesn’t require hacking away the current system This article appeared on - July 2018 By Bill Giambrone, president and CEO, Platinum Home Mortgage | bio  In just two months, it will be the 10-year anniversary of the federal government putting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into conservatorship. This past April, Treasury Secretary … Continue reading

Consumer complaint database could soon go – Scotsman Guide 4/16/18

April 16, 2018 Scotsman Guide  The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) under the direction of Mick Mulvaney, is reviewing how the agency handles consumer complaints against financial-services companies. Members of the mortgage industry have opposed the releasing of these complaints to the public, stating without full verification, some companies may … Continue reading