Cordray, Watt: Mortgage industry matures to meet new regulatory framework

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How To Shop For a Mortgage Cordray, Watt: Mortgage industry matures to meet new regulatory framework It’s been a tough road, but the changes are working and more to come October 20, 2015

A right to cure for QM errors on points and fees – this was a step in the right direction. We achieved clarity and confidence for the mortgage insurance industry through changes to the proposed new MI industry capital regime. Loan Level Price Adjustments were adjusted down for key borrowers, allowing greater access to the market.

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