CFPB fines real estate firm over RESPA violations

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined real estate firm RealtySouth $500,000 for inadequate mortgage disclosures resulting in illegal kickbacks.. The bureau alleges that Birmingham, Ala.-based RealtySouth improperly steered customers toward using an affiliated business for title and closing services in a violation of the Real Estate Settlement and Practices Act.

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is raising the price of its fines to adjust for inflation, including penalties for violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA.

CFPB Fines Real Estate Entities Over RESPA Violations February 17, 2017 Targeting violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) by a mortgage lender, two real estate brokers, and a mortgage servicer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced almost $4 million in penalties and consumer relief.

CFPB Sues Law Firm Over Alleged RESPA Violations.. with owners and managers of real estate and mortgage brokerage companies. According to the CFPB, when a JV partner or an agent or employee of the JV made an initial referral of closing or other settlement services to the law firm, the law.

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Bureau Orders Alabama Realty Firm to Pay $500,000. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the consumer financial protection bureau (cfpb) ordered RealtySouth, the largest real estate firm in Alabama, to pay $500,000 for inadequate disclosures that could leave consumers unaware of their rights to choose service providers during the home-buying process.

CFPB fines real estate firm over RESPA violations. Alabama-based RealtySouth must pay half a million dollars to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for inadequate disclosures that could leave consumers unaware of their rights to choose service providers when they buy a home. According to the CFPB, the practices identified illegally benefited TitleSouth, an affiliated company owned by the.

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CFPB Fines Real Estate Entities Over RESPA Violations. Targeting violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) by a mortgage lender, two real estate brokers, and a mortgage.

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