Category Archives: CFPB

ALTA Best Practices Pillar 4 approved in New Jersey

ALTA Best Practices Pillar 4 Click Here to Enroll This course is one in a series of Courses that discuss ALTA Best Practices. This one covers Pillar 4. The objective of the course is for the learner to complete the … Continue reading

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ALTA Best Practice Pillar 2 approved in New Jersey

ALTA Best Practices Pillar 2 Escrow Accounting This course is one in a series of Courses that discuss ALTA Best Practices. This one covers Pillar 2. The objective of the course is for the learner to complete the section of … Continue reading

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The Lenders will decide which title agencies to use.

I’m working on a title insurance continuing education course. It is based on a presentation by Anne Anastasi, a past president of ALTA. She was admitting that the Best Practices are voluntary but lenders are going to need a certain … Continue reading

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Best Practice Training

ALTA Best Practices mentions “training your employees” 23 times throughout the 7 Workbooks they have published to make sure your title agency is compliant.  Keeping track of all the employees, training modules, and training schedules can be a huge task … Continue reading

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Taking the first steps to implement TILA-RESPA | E-bRM Network

CFPB RESPA/TILA Rule Reference: 16.0-16.1, page 86, CFPB Detailed summary of the rule Here we are in mid-summer 2014. The “Final” Integrated Disclosure Rule has been published for almost nine months, and we’ve all attended at least a couple of … Continue reading

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ALTA Best Practices Pillar 5

ALTA Best Practices Pillar 5 Click Here to Enroll This course is one in a series of Courses that discuss ALTA Best Practices. This one covers Pillars 5. The objective of the course is for the learner to complete the … Continue reading

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CFPB obtains $92M for predatory lending scheme | 2014-07-29 | HousingWire

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 13 state attorneys general obtained approximately $92 million in debt relief for about 17,000 U.S. service members and other consumers harmed by Colfax Capital Corporation and Culver Capital’s predatory lending scheme. The company, also … Continue reading

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ALTA Best Practice Pillar 7

ALTA Best Practices Click Here to Enroll This course is one in a series of Courses that discuss ALTA Best Practices. This one covers Pillar7. The objective of the course is for the learner to complete the section of their … Continue reading

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Best Practice Training

ALTA Best Practices mentions “training your employees” 23 times throughout the 7 Workbooks they have published to make sure your title agency is compliant.  Keeping track of all the employees, training modules, and training schedules can be a huge task … Continue reading

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N.J. District Court Upholds FTC Authority to Regulate Data Security

A decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey upheld the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to regulate data security practices. This is directly related to ALTA Best Practice #3 about Non Public Information. The court denied … Continue reading

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