A new bill to help strengthen the seller finance industry is gaining support. Earlier this year the Seller Finance Coalition announced that HR 5301: The Seller Finance Enhancement Act had been introduced to the 114th U.S. Congress on May 19, 2016. The Bill proposes to increase the number of owner financed transactions exempt from regulation to 24 per year. The number of … [Read more...] about New Seller Finance Bill HR 5301 Gains Support
HUD Safe Act
Save the date! New Dodd Frank laws for seller financing and mortgage loan originators take effect January 1, 2014 (*see date revision information below). While it’s not a match made in heaven it’s also not the end of the note buying world as we know it. How Seller Financing Met Dodd Frank In reaction to the mortgage crisis lawmakers passed the Dodd Frank in 2010. This act … [Read more...] about How Dodd Frank Mortgage Laws Apply to Seller Financing
It's back... seller financing and purchase money mortgage notes are under attack again! As regulators attempt to sort out the impact of the Dodd Frank Act, Safe Act, and TILA/Regulation Z laws on seller financing your help is needed. Our efforts had a positive impact once before and we can make a difference again. Urgent News: Seller financing is under regulatory attack … [Read more...] about Seller Financing Regulation Proposals On Dodd Frank and TILA
Interested in seller financing, real estate contracts, or buying notes in New Mexico? Then you will want to know Ric Thom of Security Escrow, the feature of this month's Note Buyer Interview. Ric has been servicing and buying real estate contracts in New Mexico for over 25 years. He's also a true owner financing expert that has been actively involved in trying to "make … [Read more...] about Note Buyer Interview With Ric Thom of Security Escrow
A new law exempts up to 3 seller-financed transactions in a 12-month period from mortgage originator licensing requirements. Bill HR 1473, now known as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protections Act, was signed into Public Law No: 111-203 on July 21, 2010. A loud outcry was heard across the nation from real estate owners, investors, and note buyers on any … [Read more...] about Safe Act and HR 4173 Update – Is it Good News for Seller Financing?