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The growing volume, complexity and costs of mortgage regulation are pushing more rural community banks to rethink home financing

CFPB Finds Consumers Frustrated with the Mortgage-Closing Process

Just like community banks, many consumers are frustrated by the short amount of time they have to review large stacks of complex closing documents when finalizing a mortgage, according to a recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report. The CFPB also released guidelines for an upcoming electronic-closing pilot project to assess how electronic mortgage closings can […]

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Lender survey finds positive work environment trumps top salaries

Coping Mechanisms

Nationwide, community banks respond differently to the new mortgage lending regulations. Some are backing off lending, and others are charging ahead

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Solera National Bank finds a military lending niche in Colorado

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A pooled loan for U-Haul International draws two dozen community banks nationwide