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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Deadline Approaching for Requiring Female Board Members »
To comply with the new state law on female board representation, California publicly-traded companies will have to add 1,0...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
CAR Looks at Coronavirus and Keeps Its Housing Market Forecast »
The California Association of Realtors is not revising its current 2020 housing market forecast in light of the coronaviru...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Refinancing Eligibility Surges »
Housing Wire reported that mortgage data and software firm Black Knight has calculated that low borrowing costs have made...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Publicly Traded Companies Report Title Segment Earnings »
Fidelity Reports Earnings for Q4 and 2019 Fidelity National Financial reported that its title insurance divi...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Mortgage Applications Surge »
Mortgage applications increased 55.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Associatio...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
California Attorney General Issues Modifications to Proposed Privacy Regulations »
On March 11 California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a set of modifications to the proposed privacy regulations....
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
What Housing Crisis? Los Angeles Home Purchased for $60 Million »
The Wall Street Journal reports that a home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles has been purchased for $60 million by th...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
FHFA Asks: Are PACE Loans a Threat to GSEs? »
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is requesting input on residential energy retrofitting programs financed thr...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Ca's Median Home Price Jumps 10% with Low Inventory and Mortgage Raters Boosting Buying Competition »
The median price for a single-family home in California jumped 10% in December, the biggest year-over-year gain in more th...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Fannie Mae Updates Fraud Alert for Southern California »
Fannie Mae’s Mortgage Fraud Program alerts the industry to potential and active mortgage fraud scenarios. In 2018, Fannie...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Fannie and Freddie to Stop Buying LIBOR ARMs »
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced additional steps Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are taking as they transition fro...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
ALTA Releases Discussion Draft for Policy Forms Revisions »
ALTA has released the third set of discussion drafts of the proposed revisions to the standard ALTA 2006 Loan and Owner’s...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
California Attorney General Gets Ready to Finalize Privacy Regs »
The California Department of Justice (Department) has issued a notice of changes made to the proposed regulations regardin...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
DRE Weighs in on California Consumer Privacy Act and Real Estate Law »
The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) recently issued its Winter Bulletin stating that it has received inquiries...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
First American Financial to Acquire Docutech »
First American Financial Corporation, the holding company for First American Title Insurance Company, has announced it has...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Fidelity National Financial to Acquire FGL Holdings »
Fidelity National Financial (FNF), the holding company for the Fidelity National Title Group, has announced that it is acq...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Refinance Surging - Rates Remain Low »
Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) last week, showing that the 30-year fixed-ra...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
finCEN Publishes Guidance on Hemp Banking »
FinCEN recently published guidance to help banks and title companies serve the needs of hemp producers. Four fede...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
California Title Premiums Increase Quarter over Quarter »
California title premiums were up 12.9% in the third quarter of 2019 over the third quarter of 2018. Total premiums were...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
CEA Webinar Recording: FTB Withholding Changes: They are Coming! Are you in the Loop? »
The CEA webinar on the FTB Withholding Changes was recorded on December 9 and is now available to order. Beginning...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Mortgage Applications Up and Refinancing Continues Strong »
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 10, 2020 showed a...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
CFPB to Assess Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is requesting public comment on an assessment it will conduct on the Tru...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Conforming Loan Limits Increased for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Loans »
On November 25th the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced new 2020 maximum conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and F...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Zillow Offers Expands to LA and Orange Counties »
Zillow Offers, part of a new real estate sales approach often referred to as iBuyer programs, has announced its expansion...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Student Loan Debt Adds to Buyers' Struggle with Unaffordability in California »
Realtor.com reports that some 42.8 million people owe around $1.5 trillion on their student loans, an amount that is nearl...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Decides to Delay new Lease Standards »
FASB decided to defer the mandatory effective date for accounting for lease obligations for entities that are not (1) Publ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
MISMO Releases ALTA-supported Closing Instructions Templates »
On October 18, the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) issued new templates for closing instructi...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
FinCEN Renews Geographic Targeting Orders »
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) once again renewed its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTO) that requir...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Insurers Report Third-quarter Results »
Fidelity Fidelity National Financial reported that its title insurance segment generated pre-tax income of $...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Opendoor Expands its Homebuying in Southern California »
Opendoor, a company that buys homes using an online platform that makes offers for homes, is now buying homes in Los Angel...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Taylor Morrison Homes Acquiring California Based William Lyon Homes »
Taylor Morrison Home Corporation is acquiring William Lyon Homes, one of the nation's largest homebuilders in the Western...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
California Revises Electronic Recording Regulations »
In 2016, the Legislature expanded the types of instruments that may be recorded electronically and the types of entities t...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
California-Based CoreLogic Acquires Tax Service Company »
Real estate data and technology company CoreLogic announced that it has acquired National Tax Search LLC, which provides p...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
C.A.R. Releases its 2020 California Housing Market Forecast »
The California Association of Realtors “2020 California Housing Market Forecast” has been released and C.A.R. sees a small...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Majority of Californians Consider Relocating »
Although half of California voters considered California “one of the best places to live,” more than half have thought abo...

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