At the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are communicating that the optional use period for the redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) form and corresponding datasets will not begin on July 1, 2019 as previously scheduled. The effective date of the form will be revised and an updated version will be provided at a later date. The revised Uniform Residential Loan Application was initially scheduled to be […]

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2017 was a busy year for compliance. It looks like 2018 is lining up to be another big year as we complete implementation of HMDA, TRID revisions, and numerous other projects. In my 42-year career I have seen the pendulum swing from one extreme to another several times. Since the mortgage crisis 10 years ago we have been plagued with a huge volume of new and revised compliance laws and regulations. With the current administration […]

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