VanEd Real Estate and Appraisal Blog


CFPB Releases new Tools as part of the Know Before You Owe Initiative

The tools provide additional shopping help for consumers as the new TRID mortgage disclosures take effect.

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The Ultimate Tweak - Updates to the 2016 Colorado Contracts and Forms

The 2016 Contracts to Buy and Sell Real Estate are approved and there has been a lot of tweaking. The theme is simplification and clarity

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Free Webinar: FHA Policy: Appraiser and Property Requirements

For appraisers on the FHA Appraiser Roster - Tuesday, September 29, 2015 2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Colorado Board of Mortgage Loan Originators Updates Rules due to TRID

By complying with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, licensees will be in compliance with the written disclosure Colorado requirements.

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Freddie Mac Survey shows average fixed rates below 4 percent

Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged

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Broker Disclosure of Adverse Material Facts now defined in Colorado

The Colorado Real Estate Commission approved CP-46 Commission Position on Broker Disclosure of Adverse Material Facts may help clarify certain situations.

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FHA Announces new Lender Performance Measure to expand credit access

New metric will provide more nuanced comparison among lenders, allow for expanded credit to more eligible borrowers.

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CFPB Provides Guidance about Private Mortgage Insurance Cancellation

The Bureau issues a bulletin regarding the Homeowners Protection Act (HPA) and explains how servicers can comply with the law.

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Oklahoma Post-Licensing course ~ available online

Provisional Sales Associates in Oklahoma are required to complete a 45-hour Post-Licensing course during their first renewal period.

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CFPB Finalizes New TRID Effective Date - October 3rd, 2015

The new Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule will require the use of the new Loan Estimate and new Closing Disclosure beginning October 3rd, 2015.

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