Although the decertification date of the 2006 ALTA Commitment has been pushed back to August 1, 2018, you can still use the new 2016 Commitment now! SoftPro has worked with the various underwriters to ensure that the updated 2016 ALTA Commitment is ready and available for you now.
ALTA recently announced that on August 1, 2018, both the ALTA Commitment (06-17-06) and the ALTA Short Form Commitment (10-16-08) will be decertified from the current collection of standard ALTA forms and moved to the archives. The original decertification date for the 2006 ALTA Commitment was December 31, 2017. The reason for the change in the decertification date is to have the date coincide with the decertification of the ALTA Short Form Commitment.
As you may know, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently finalized updates to its “Know Before You Owe” mortgage disclosure rule on July 7. For a full summary of the final amendments from the CFPB, click here.
As many of you know, CFPB recently released amendments to its TRID rule. While we would have preferred to see the CFPB address the owner's title insurance calculations, not much changed from the proposal except the “optional” implementation date.
On July 7, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized updates to its “Know Before You Owe” mortgage disclosure rule with amendments that are intended to formalize guidance in the rule, and provide greater clarity and certainty. The changes will facilitate implementation of the Know Before You Owe rule by the mortgage industry. The CFPB is also releasing a limited follow-up proposal to address an additional implementation issue.
So exciting to see that North Carolina passed a major milestone in the housing finance industry this month, performing its first ever eClosing!
According to ALTA, Indiana became the latest state to enact legislation that enacts predictable recording fees, which helps facilitate fee accuracy and compliance with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule.
SoftPro® Wins Gold in 2017 American Business AwardsSM
We are so happy to announce that SoftPro was named the winner of Gold Stevie® Awards in both the Company of the Year - Real Estate and Customer Service Department of the Year categories in The 15th Annual American Business Awards!
According to Housing Wire, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a much-asked-for proposal to clarify the 2015 updates to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act rule, in order to help ensure industry compliance, according to the national regulator.