On August 5, 2015, the CFPB issued a report on its study of the CFPB’s mortgage loan eClosing project and held a public forum addressing the study results. As we reported, the CFPB launched the eClosing project to determine if the mortgage closing process could be improved for consumers through the use of technology.… Continue Reading
On Wednesday, August 5 at 1p.m. EDT, the CFPB will be hosting a forum on the “Know Before You Owe Initiative” on eClosing. The forum will feature remarks from Director Richard Cordray, and include a panel discussion with consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.
The CFPB has announced the participants for its mortgage eClosing pilot program, a three-month pilot set to begin later this year. The CFPB’s plans to conduct the pilot were unveiled at a forum on the mortgage closing process held in April 2014, together with the CFPB’s release of a report on the “major pain points associated with the closing process” and guidelines for the pilot program.… Continue Reading
As we previously reported, the CFPB is moving to the next phase of its “Know Before You Owe” initiative and held a forum on the mortgage closing process in Washington, DC on April 23, 2014. Although the CFPB promoted the event as a discussion of the findings of their consumer survey on challenges of closing on a mortgage, the forum actually focused on shifting the mortgage industry toward an electronic mortgage closing process.… Continue Reading