|A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT|
|Recent Court Decisions
Shed Light on RESPA Section 8
by Sheldon E. Hochberg, Esq.
The last three years have seen a significant increase in the number of court decisions that have addressed the kickback and fee-splitting provisions of RESPA Section 9. Already apparent: Not all HUD interpretations will be deferred to by the courts.
RESPA/TILA Changes Could Adversely Impact Settlement
by Ann vom Eigen
ALTA® is beginning a concentrated effort to convince Congress, federal agencies, and consumer organizations that far-reaching changes in RESPA and Truth-in-Lending as proposed by HUD and the Federal Reserve are a misdirected approach.
|Fannie Mae’s Trillion Dollar Commitment Pays Dividends
The program will place 10 million otherwise underserved families in homes of their own.
Desktop - - The Year 2000 Watch by Kelly Throckmorton
If the year 2000 isn’t on your mind, it should be. Ignoring the problem is not recommended.