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TRID AND DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Daylight Saving Time (DT) begins on Sunday March 8, 2020 at 2:00 a.m. It ends on November 1, 2020 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 […]

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CFPB REGULATORY STATUS CHECK

On February 6, 2020 Kathleen Kraninger presented the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) Fall 2019 Semi-Annual Report to Congress, covering the period from .April 1, 2019, to September 30, 2019. The Report provides updates on a number of current regulatory efforts including, but not limited to: Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment loans In February 2019, the CFPB released Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the 2017 Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment […]

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DISCLOSURE OF GIFT EQUITY

Recently we received the following question in our Community Forum: Question:  When the amount of gift equity is known at the time of initial disclosure, should the gift equity amount be disclosed on the Loan Estimate in the calculating cash to close section as a seller credit or adjustments and other credits? There does not appear to be any clear cut guidance in 1026.37(H)(1)(vi) or (vii). Thank you Answer:  A gift of equity can take […]

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TRID CONSTRUCTION LOAN GUIDES

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published two guides on disclosing construction-only and construction-permanent loans with examples based on common questions received by the Bureau. The Combined Guide  provides guidance for disclosing the phases together and the Separate Guide  provides guidance for disclosing the phases separately. Alternate Headline: CFPB Publishes Inadequate TRID Construction Loan Guidance More Than Four Years After the Effective Date Have you ever heard the old saying , “a day late […]

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