Public Affairs Update

Ken Hotard, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs

 

Public Affairs Update………………………………………………………..January 7, 2015

  • CFPB Averts Costly Closing Delays with Revisions to Final Disclosure Rule
  • Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Officially Extended
  • Forward to the Future: Industry Leaders Speak Out On Housing 2015
  • FAA Issues Drone Warning Again to Real Estate
  • Pizza & Public Affairs Thursday, January 15, 2015
  • In Case You Missed It

 

CFPB Averts Costly Closing Delays with Revisions to Final Disclosure Rule

After much anticipation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its final rule for new integrated mortgage disclosures, combining the overlapping disclosures required by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). The new rule will certainly change the landscape of the settlement services and mortgage lending industries as we know them.  »READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 01-02-2015]

 

Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Officially Extended
President Obama signed into law the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act, which will grant tax relief to home owners who did short sales in 2014. [Source: Realtor® Magazine 12-30-2014]

 

Forward to the Future: Industry Leaders Speak Out On Housing in 2015

The year ahead is shaping up to be one of great change in housing with uncertainty lurking around every corner. Brian Montgomery, industry expert and veteran of both the Bush and Obama Administrations, gives his insight on what to expect. »READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 01-01-2015]

 

FAA Issues Drone Warning Again to Real Estate
In a new safety campaign, FAA again singles out the real estate industry as on the do-not-fly list for commercial drones. [Source: Realtor® Magazine 12-24-2014]

 

Pizza & Public Affairs Thursday, January 15, 2015

Noon to 1:00pm in the BARA Conference Room

 

Guest Speakers:

Clint Folsom, Mayor, Town of Superior

Debra Williams, Mayor Pro Tem, Town of Superior

 

What They Will Present:

After a brief stall in 2014, Superior Town Center is ready to take off in 2015. Mayor Folsom and Mayor Pro Tem Williams will bring the latest information on the ambitious 2015 development schedule including Boulder Valley Ice and Indoor Sports, town Center Residences, Calamante I & II, Coal Creek Crossing, news from Superior Marketplace and more.

Realtor® and BARA member, Clint Folsom won election as Superior’s Mayor on November 4, 2014.

 

Don’t miss this special presentation kicking off Pizza & Public Affairs in 2015!

BARA will provide the place (conference room), program, presenter, and pizza!

You provide your body, your brain, and your beverage!  

 

In Case You Missed It

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