RESPA Archive

Making Sense of the New GFE, HUD-1

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In this video how-to, you’ll find a page-by-page walk-through on what goes where. The new Good Faith Estimate and HUD-1 settlement form have been in effect since January 1. The federal government’s...
January 13, 2010

Is the New GFE an Improvement?

By Stacey Moncrieff, editor in chief, REALTOR® Magazine Happy New Year, everyone! As usual, we’re ringing in the new year with a lot of unfinished business (health care reform, financial institution reform, and so on). One thing that was finally settled,...
December 31, 2009

Final RESPA Rule Rundown

By Sarah Trzepacz, Content Strategist, REALTOR.org Expert Phil Schulman drew an over-capacity crowd to his session on HUD’s recently issued final RESPA rule. During the session he described changes in the six main components of the rule, identified winners...