Dateline

The Dateline Austin newsletter goes out via email every week to TLTA members and covers the latest important regulatory and legislative updates title professionals need to know about.


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2021


February 17, 2021

  • TLTA Legislative Update
  • TDI Offices Closed Through Thursday, Feb. 18, Due to Winter Storm; Closure Includes Help Lines
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Reveal Full-Year Financial Results

February 10, 2021

  • TLTA Legislative Update
  • Analysis by Ross Ramsey: 2021’s low-key Texas Legislature
  • Redefining QM Lending
  • MBA: 4th Quarter Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing Falls 18 Percent

February 3, 2021

  • TLTA Legislative Update
  • TDI News
  • Gov. Abbott Appoints Three to Real Estate Research Advisory Committee
  • FHA Provides Struggling Borrowers Additional Time to Seek Forbearance

January 27, 2021

  • TLTA Legislative Update
  • Other Advocacy Updates From TLTA including TREC Option Fee and Contract Form Changes
  • TLTA Judiciary Committee: Have You Ever Wondered Whether an Escrow Relationship Can Be Formed Without a Written Agreement?
  • HUD Declares FHA Once Again Backing DACA Mortgages
  • Straight From the Source: TDI Licensing Requirements and More Featuring TDI Staff – Tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 28

January 20, 2021

  • TLTA Legislative Update
  • Other Advocacy Updates From TLTA
  • Biden Nominates Rohit Chopra to Head CFPB
  • SBA Re-Opened PPP to All Lenders Tuesday
  • FHFA Extends Relaxed Appraisal, Lending Standards

January 13, 2021

  • TLTA Legislative Update
  • TLTA Advocacy Update
  • Gov. Abbott Appoints Three to Real Estate Research Advisory Committee
  • MISMO to Prioritize eMortgages in 2021
  • Housing Industry, Consumer Groups Clash on CFPB Taskforce Results

January 6, 2021

  • TLTA Advocacy Update
  • TDI Compliance Updates for Escrow Officers, Agents and Underwriters
  • Beneficial Ownership Registry Becomes Law
  • Round Three of the PPP - New Stimulus Bill Amendments
  • FHFA News