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Attorney Opinion Letters In The News

  • Today’s Title Opinion Letters Add Protections, Study Finds
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  • The Wall Street Journal
    The Cost of Title Insurance on Homes Is Out of Sync With the Risk: Biden Administration Seeks to Waive Requirement on Certain Mortgage Refinancings
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  • A Commentary On the Viability of Insured Attorney Opinion Letters as an Alternative To Title Insurance
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  • Condo Title-Insurance Alternatives: What Lenders Should Know
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  • Housing Wire
    HousingWire President, Diego Sanchez and Stacy Mestayer discuss insured attorney opinion letters as an alternative to traditional title insurance.
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  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Add Appraisal Rules, Title Options
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  • Freddie Mac
    Selling Guide Update: Expanding the Use of Attorney Opinion Letters in Lieu of Title Insurance
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  • Junk Fees Are Driving up Housing Costs. The CFPB Wants to Hear From You.
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  • Inman
    Biden’s Relaxed New Freddie, Fannie Refi Requirements Irk Title Industry
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  • The White House
    President Biden Announces Plan to Lower Housing Costs for Working Families
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  • Federal Housing Finance Agency
    Director Sandra Thompson’s Statement on Title Acceptance Pilot
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  • Fannie Mae
    Attorney Opinion Letters: Removing Barriers While Managing Risk
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  • BlankRome
    Making the Old New Again: The Resurgence of Attorney Opinion Letters as an Alternative to Title Insurance
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  • The Wall Street Journal
    Inside a Plan to Save Homeowners Hundreds of Dollars Closing Their Mortgages
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  • Urban Institute
    Rethinking Title Insurance Could Dramatically Lower Costs for Homebuyers
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  • Housing Wire
    Fannie Mae Expands Use of AOLs in Selling Guide Update
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  • Community Home Lenders of America
    CHLA Expresses Support for the Use of Attorney Opinion Letters
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  • Housing Wire
    Fannie Mae Announces Title Insurance Shake Up
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  • Fannie Mae
    Selling Guide Update: Expanding the Use of Attorney Opinion Letters in Lieu of Title Insurance
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  • Freddie Mac
    Seller/Servicer Guidelines: 4702.3 Opinions of Title (Certificates of Title)
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  • Fannie Mae
    Selling Guide Announcement: Allowing for the Use of an Attorney Title Opinion Letter in Lieu of Title Insurance
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  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    VA Updates Lender Handbook to Include Attorney Opinion Letters
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  • Business Insider
    Most People Buying Homes Get Screwed Into Spending Thousands on a Tedious Fee. That May Be About to Change.
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