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Title Matters – The CFPB Has Pushed Its Last Envelope

Finally, some sanity from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau!  The following is from the Opinion page of the Wall Street Journal today, January 24,…

Don’t Let Your Clients Become Victims!

By Mitchell R. Landry, President | Louisiana Association of Independent Land Title Agents As title, banking, mortgage, insurance and real estate professionals, we, as…

Title Matters – I checked with my bank and the money isn’t there!

TITLE MATTERS August 2017  This August 2017 Title Matters is presented by: Robin Perrero M & M Title Shreveport, LA I checked with my…

Title Matters – Summer Briefs

Summer Briefs As we survive this incessant Louisiana heat and those almost daily showers that make it feel even hotter, I have to appreciate…

Title Matters – CFPB

Arguably the most sweeping change to our industry in the last century came in the form of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer…

Title Matters – RESPA Enforcement Announcements

NY, OH and MN Make RESPA Enforcement Announcements: Is This a Trend to Watch?         In the past several weeks, three states with…

Title Matters – Wire Fraud Alert

AND THIS FRAUD JUST ALMOST HAPPENED…. On a phone call last week, our office set a closing date and time, as well as, having…

Title Matters – Private Works Act

PRIVATE WORKS ACT This month’s article is presented by: Randy Olson, Attorney at Law 1819 W. Pinhook Road, Suite 114 Lafayette, LA 70508   The Private Works Act (the…

Title Matters – President’s Message: The Future of the CFPB and the Reintroduction of Title Insurance-Related Legislation

It did not take long for NAILTA to hit the ground running in 2017! Members of NAILTA were in Washington D.C., this week to…

Title Matters – Rep. Ellison Introduces the Ensure Fair Prices in Title Insurance Act

Press Release   Last week Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) reintroduced the Ensure Fair Prices in Title Insurance Act (H.R. 517), which would ensure homebuyers…