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CFPB Orders Meridian Title to Pay up to Pay up to $1.25 million & Disclose its Interests in Future Transactions

CFPB Takes Action Against Settlement Services Provider for Steering Consumers to Affiliated Business By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (October 2, 2017) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against real estate settlement services provider Meridian Title Corporation for steering consumers to a title insurer owned in part by several of its executives without making disclosures […]

California Issues Informational Pamphlet on Real Estate Escrow Process

“The Department of Real Estate is committed to educating consumers, its licensees and the public at large about important real estate matters that affect the purchase, sale and financing of homes in California,” said Real Estate Commissioner Jeff Davi. “I hope this pamphlet on escrows will be a valuable tool for those who are involved in residential real estate transactions,” Davi added.