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Tom Wolfe, Attorney with Moore Brewer Wolfe Jones Tyler and North

NEW CALIFORNIA MORTGAGE LAWS
updated 03/04/13 07:42 PM
Legislation May Affect Your CU
A series of bills, known as the California Homeowner’s Bill of Rights, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2012. These new laws impact mortgage lending practices in California, and credit unions operating in the state should be aware of their provisions.

The bills include the following provisions:

  • Dual tracking prohibition
  • Robo-signing prohibition
  • Single point of contact
  • Borrower remedies
  • Foreclosure property buyer maintenance
  • Notice of sale to tenants
  • Mortgage modification pre-payment fees
  • Limited statewide grand jury investigations

Click here to read New California Mortgage Laws on Page 17 within the February/March edition of Credit Union Digest.

 
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NV LOAN GROWTH: PRE-RECESSION LEVELS updated 08/19/14 12:28 PM
California Lending Almost Doubles
Industry-wide loan growth at Nevada credit unions in the second quarter nearly hit levels unseen since the same period in 2005—a phenomenon mirroring a positive trend in California and across the nation.

REMOTE DEPOSIT CAPTURE FUNDAMENTALS updated 08/19/14 10:54 AM
Timing, Regs, and Risk Management
Remote deposit capture in home banking and mobile banking is quickly becoming a must-have feature. Although credit unions have many options for how to provide this service, questions abound regarding availability of funds and risk management.

CATALYST LOAN PROGRAM NEARS 50M updated 08/18/14 04:19 PM
California Credit Union Participation
Since its launch a few months ago, Catalyst Corporate FCU’s loan participation program has helped nearly two dozen credit unions—including California credit unions—sell and buy more than $46 million in loans.

CFPB LEADER HEARS OVERDRAFT CONCERNS updated 08/15/14 02:38 PM
Regulatory Issues Discussed
Minimizing the impact of current rules, pending proposals, and contemplated requirements were key themes of a meeting Wednesday between the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).