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CFPB COMMENCES TRID ASSESSMENT

On November 20 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it commencing an assessment of its TRID (Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure) rules. The CFPB intends to address the TRID Rule’s effectiveness in meeting the purposes and objectives of Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act, the specific goals of the rule, and other relevant factors.  The public is invited to comment on the feasibility and effectiveness of […]

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TRID AND THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Daylight Saving Time (DT) ends on November 3, 2019 at 2:00 a.m. What does DT have to do with TRID? The TRID rules under Regulation Z require creditors to disclose the time zone applicable to its location when disclosing the date and time the interest rate lock and estimate of closing costs will expire on the loan estimate. As a result, financial institutions located in areas that observe DT need to remember to change the […]

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SPECULATION ABOUT THE CFPB’S PENDING TRID PROPOSAL

As a result of a lot of pressure from many players in the mortgage lending game the CFPB has reluctantly agreed to publish proposed rules to clarify the massive pile of confusion that is called TRID. Recently CFPB Director Cordray sent a letter to the leadership and members of several industry trade groups reporting that the agency has begun drafting a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the TRID rules. Cordray stated the goal for publication […]

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PROVIDING REALTORS COPIES OF THE CLOSING DISCLOSURES

We have received numerous reports that realtors involved in purchase transactions are requesting (demanding) copies of the borrower’s closing statement. Some realtors have included language (see sample below) in the purchase contract to ensure they receive the closing disclosure.  “All parties to this transaction, including buyers, sellers, real estate agents, lender, and closing agents acknowledge that the TRID Closing Disclosure, the Buyers Statement, the Sellers Statement, or any other summary form of the transaction does […]

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TRID AND DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

Daylight Saving Time (DT) begins on March 13, 2016. What does that have to do with TRID? The TRID rules under Regulation Z require creditors to disclose the time zone applicable to its location when disclosing the date and time the interest rate lock and estimate of closing costs will expire on the loan estimate. As a result, financial institutions located in areas that observe DT need to remember to change the time designation used […]

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