Work With Pros Who Know Evolving Mortgage Regulations

Work With Pros Who Know Evolving Mortgage Regulations

Beginning with loan applications taken October 3, 2015, the CFPB (Consumer Finance Protection Bureau) rolled out the new TRID (TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure) forms. These forms replace the GFE (Good Faith Estimate), TIL (Truth In Lending) disclosures, as well as the HUD-1 closing settlement statement that mortgage consumers have been used to seeing for years. So,…

Resolving Construction Defects: How to Comply with the Florida Construction Defect Statute

Resolving Construction Defects: How to Comply with the Florida Construction Defect Statute

When construction projects are completed, owners of commercial and residential property often discover construction and design defects, poor workmanship and building code violations. When this happens, owners must follow certain procedures as required by Florida law before being permitted to file lawsuits or arbitration proceedings to collect damages from responsible parties. Chapter 558, Fla. Stats….

I Manufacture : Do I need a Lawyer or do I need a CAD Draftsman ?

I Manufacture : Do I need a Lawyer or do I need a CAD Draftsman ?

My good friend, and for the purpose of this article I will call her Gina, is renovating. Got your attention yet ? No, I will admit I was far from excited to wander over into a mess of a home renovation project that consumes practically every homeowner, inclusive of varying conditions ranging from temporary disorganization…

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Fair Housing Law Could Have Wide-Ranging Impact on Community Associations

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Fair Housing Law Could Have Wide-Ranging Impact on Community Associations

Significant U.S. Supreme Court rulings in 2015 which garnered a lot of media attention addressed diverse topics which included:  lethal injection; same-sex marriage; healthcare subsidies and pollution limits.  In addition, there was one ruling involving housing discrimination that could profoundly impact the community association industry. The 5-4 Supreme Court holding in Texas Department of Housing and…