RESPA Archive

Realtors®: RESPA win on marketing service agreements

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has reinstated its prior holding that payments for bona fide services provided and made at fair market value do not violate the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, or RESPA. This decision...

Salomone: PHH Decision Offers “Much-Needed Clarity”

In a decision that has the potential to change the landscape on marketing service agreements between a real estate brokerage and settlement service providers, the DC Court of Appeals ruled today that payments for bona fide services provided and made...

It’s official! TRID implementation moved to October 3:

In case you missed it, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this week that the proposed TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure, or TRID, will go into effect on October 3, rather than the originally-scheduled August 1 deadline. That’s great news. NAR...
July 23, 2015

Wondering what TRID means for closings? Get informed!

The TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure is coming soon. The HUD-1, Good Faith Estimate, and Truth in Lending Act disclosures are going away, and a new Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure will take their place. If you have questions about what...
July 14, 2015