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2019 NYMBA Adv

2019 Advocacy Conference

ADVOCACY DAY CONFERENCE–“Making a Difference Together”:  MARCH 18 & 19 Renaissance Hotel, 144 State Street, Albany Join us in Albany on March 18 & 19, 2019 for this important event.  Only through advocacy can we stop legislation that has unintended consequences for lenders and consumers alike. This is your opportunity to promote good legislation and meet with your elected representatives. You can make a difference because you know your business better than anyone, and your knowledge is valuable to members of the state legislature. By attending,…

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Forum on Revitalizing Communities and Forging New Partnerships

Restoring zombie properties for New York municipalities and consumers is paramount.  The focus of this roundabout event is to provide a forum for positive discussion on revitalizing communities with experts on-hand in the fields of fast-track foreclosure law, property preservation entities, mortgage loan servicers and community stakeholders.  Neighborhood reinvestment and tools to rehabilitate properties in New York will be explored in this 1/2 workshop which is open to all stakeholders, elected officials, municipalities, housing advocates, lenders and those interested in improving communities throughout New York.…

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TRID 2.0 (effective Oct. 1, 2018)

TRID 2.0–Are You Ready? Have questions? Thursday, September 27, 2018 10am-10:45am NYMBA Member – COMPLIMENTARY! Future Member $49.95 Space is limited–RSVPS needed! We’re holding a live webinar presentation on September 27th—free for all New York MBA members! TRID 2.0 addresses many of the pain points that our industry has struggled with over the past two years. The new rule is in effect & compliance is mandatory as of October 1, 2018. This webinar will cover tolerance levels in motion, and significant changes including: Construction loan…

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Manufactured Housing Title Conversion

To help ensure that affordable mortgage financing remains a viable option for manufactured home owners in New York, NYMBA supports proposed legislation, S6277A, which makes necessary changes to state law that allow lenders to comply with secondary and investor requirements.   Jeff Barringer and Marc Lifset of McGlinchey Stafford, New York MBA members, helped to craft the language in the bill that received Legislature approval. While many manufactured homes are financed as personal property, the ability to finance land and a manufactured home with a mortgage…

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Trump approves Regulatory Relief Legislation

Regulatory Relief Legislation receives Trumps approval May 24, 2018:  President Trump signed S.2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act.  The full House passed the bill earlier in the week by a vote of 258-159. This legislation is unchanged from that which passed the Senate in March by a filibuster-proof bipartisan margin of 67-31. This legislation contains a number of MBA-supported provisions, such as: SAFE Act amendments to provide 120 days of transitional authority for MLOs to originate when leaving a depository to join a sponsoring…

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