Like the battery featured in an old television ad, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) “just keeps going and going and going.” . . . Now the agency is turning its attention to real estate closings. Given CFPB’s history to date, title agents should be, if not afraid, then certainly aware—very aware—of what the agency is doing in this area. While agents have undoubtedly felt some of the residual heat from the new mortgage rules, they will feel the burn directly if the CFPB points a blow-torch at the closing process. The agency has requested comments and agents should definitely provide them.   source: National Mortgage News 1/22/14   Read more >>>