About Credit Writer

If you have questions or concerns about the information above please call us at (214) 506-2500 or email [email protected] All trademarks and copyrights are retained by their respective owners.

Fannie, Freddie Manufactured Housing Rule Due Soon, FHFA Says

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is planning to issue a final rule in the next 12 months to require Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to better serve underserved markets, including manufactured housing, the agency said Thursday. News

By | 2015-10-10T11:13:12+00:00 October 10th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Fannie, Freddie Manufactured Housing Rule Due Soon, FHFA Says

Lenders Must Make ‘Good Faith’ Effort on Mortgage Disclosures: Regulators

Federal examiners will expect institutions to show that they made a "good faith" effort in preparing for the implementation of the new integrated mortgage disclosures that go into effect on Oct. 3, regulators said in letters sent to industry groups on Thursday. News

By | 2015-10-06T22:13:19+00:00 October 6th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Lenders Must Make ‘Good Faith’ Effort on Mortgage Disclosures: Regulators

Fed’s Bullard Suggests More Reg Relief for Small Banks

Community bankers merit more regulatory relief, particularly those that hold mortgage originations. That was a key message from James Bullard, St. Louis Fed President, during a community banking conference in St. Louis hosted by the Federal Reserve Board and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. News

By | 2015-10-03T09:13:55+00:00 October 3rd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Fed’s Bullard Suggests More Reg Relief for Small Banks

Bankers Left Waiting on Guidance for CLO Dealings

Banks that want more explicit regulatory guidance on rules requiring managers to keep "skin in the game" with deals for collateralized loan obligations may be forced to keep waiting. News

By | 2015-09-26T07:12:38+00:00 September 26th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Bankers Left Waiting on Guidance for CLO Dealings

Partisan Frustration Threatens Reg Relief

The window for moving financial services regulatory relief through Congress is rapidly closing, but there appears to be little hope that the partisan tensions that have stalled the process will ease in time. News

By | 2015-09-22T18:12:30+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Partisan Frustration Threatens Reg Relief

Is New DOJ Policy to Target Execs a Sham?

The Justice Department's announcement that it would target individual executives at banks and other companies that are being investigated for wrongdoing has sparked a debate about whether the move is actually substantive or instead just designed to boost the agency's public image. News

By | 2017-05-20T11:44:50+00:00 September 19th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Is New DOJ Policy to Target Execs a Sham?

Here’s Why Hurricane Katrina Still Matters

There is great temptation in moments of crisis to do things that feel good but are contrary to constructive long-term public policy. Following Katrina, Louisiana built a solid foundation from which local community efforts succeeded. News

By | 2015-09-15T16:12:51+00:00 September 15th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Here’s Why Hurricane Katrina Still Matters

Banks Win FHA Support in Lien Fight with PACE Lenders

The Federal Housing Administration has resolved a long-standing conflict with municipalities and private companies that back "green energy" loans that is expected to benefit banks and other mortgage lenders. The next question is whether the regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages will do the same. News

By | 2015-09-12T03:12:39+00:00 September 12th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Banks Win FHA Support in Lien Fight with PACE Lenders

Schedule Appointment

Farmers Branch (Principal Office)

2704 Valley View Lane
Dallas TX 75234

Phone: (214) 556-2300

Fax: (214) 556-2299

Web: Consumer Credit Attorney