Transfer taxes, settlement services and other home buying fees can vary wildly from state to state. Here's a look at the 10 states where home buyers need the least amount of cash to cover their closing costs.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined an Indiana title company $1.25 million on Wednesday for steering borrowers to an affiliated title insurer without disclosing that three executives are part owners of the insurer.
Zillow Group and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will attempt to negotiate a settlement to resolve an investigation into whether its co-marketing advertising for real estate and mortgage companies violates the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
A district court judge has ruled in favor of a Louisville, Ky., law firm that was sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013 for allegedly paying illegal kickbacks in exchange for referrals.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's final rule to formalize guidance on a number of TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures compliance points omits an originally proposed fix for the so-called black hole that's created when a mortgage closing is delayed.