10/15/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Chicago Tribune – Protect yourself against rising risk of mortgage fraud

From NASDAQ – How Credit Score Affects Your Mortgage Rate

From CNBC – Renters think the housing market is finally loosening up, fueling a sudden optimism among homebuyers

From Winnipeg Free Press – Re-sale housing market breaks 114-year-old record for third quarter

From Seeking Alpha – A Tale Of Two U.S. Housing Markets

10/11/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From National Mortgage Professional – ALTA Launches Online Database for Title Insurance Agents

From Business Wire – A.M. BestTV U.S. Title Insurance Industry Results Outshine Broader Commercial Sector, Says Senior Research Analyst

From The M Report – Understanding the TRID Improvement Act

From Mortgage Orb – Bipartisan Bill Would Force-Fix One of TRID’s Tricky Problems

From Chicago Tribune – Lawyer convicted of fraud in Aurora property case

10/6/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From Globe News Wire – American Land Title Association Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Help Consumers Understand True Cost of Real Estate Transaction

From M Report – What TRID Did: A Mortgage Insurer’s Perspective

From Boing Boing – JP Morgan-Chase paid its billions in fines for mortgage fraud by committing billions in mortgage fraud

From Dallas News – How dozens in southern Dallas were swindled out of homes — under the government’s nose

From FOX 2 Detroit – Detroit family may lose home after falling victim to property deed scam

 

9/29/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From South Bend Tribune – Federal agency orders South Bend title company to repay customers $1.2 million

From Housing Wire – CFPB slaps Meridian Title with enforcement action over RESPA violation

From CUInsight – Compliance: ‘Mailbox rule’ for TRID timing requirements

From RESPA News – Report: TRID not top reason for loan defects

From McClatchy DC – Thank Equifax for that fake new mortgage on your house, stolen tax refund

9/23/2017 – TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS

From The Washington Post – Theft of Equifax data could lead to years of grief for home buyers and mortgage applicants

From Journal Gazette & Times Courier – County clerk says property fraud service available

From Fosters – Register of Deeds recommends fraud alert service

From News Tribune – County official: Register to protect self from mortgage fraud, I.D. theft

From FOX Illinois – Equifax data breach: Protecting your homes

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