Laurence Platt

Laurence Platt

K&L Gates LLP

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Rulemaking Dictating Loan Terms Is Coalescing Around the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage Standard, but the Future of Loans Outside of...

Since the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) government regulation has been pushing the mortgage banking industry toward homogenized residential mortgage loans...more

9/17/2013 - CFPB Dodd-Frank Loans Mortgages Qualified Mortgage Rule

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo: Eminent Domain Needs More Than a Magic Wand to Overcome Title Defects

Oh, if it only were that easy. A city seizes “underwater” residential mortgage loans through eminent domain, waves its magic wand, says Abracadabra or Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo, and then the mortgage lien of the prior loan holder...more

7/25/2013 - Consumer Bankruptcy Eminent Domain Land Titles Liens Loans Material Defects Mortgages Property Owners Underwater Homeowners

When Almost Is Not Good Enough

Where I went to school anything between a 90% and 100% was an “A.” Yes, there were gradations and curves. Maybe anything between a 90 and 93 was an A-. But I had to fall well below a 90 before my parents severely criticized...more

6/24/2013 - FHA HUD Lenders Loans Mortgages National Mortgage Settlement

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