Massachusetts Attorney General’s Debt Collection Regulations Apply to Creditors

We normally think of debt collection regulations as applying only to debt collectors, not to creditors collecting their own debts. Not so in Massachusetts. The Attorney General’s Debt Collection Regulations, 940 CMR 7.0, apply to debt collectors, attorneys, and creditors. This was affirmed in a recent case, Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. v. Elliot Saffran, … More Massachusetts Attorney General’s Debt Collection Regulations Apply to Creditors

Advice From Debtor Advocates On New Debt Collection Regulations

On December 19, 2018, seventy-four organizations self-described as “consumer, community, civil rights, faith, labor and legal services groups” wrote to Kathleen Kraninger, the new Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)(not BCFP as it was under Mick Mulvaney) stating how aspects of debt collection should be treated in anticipated debt collection regulation. The seventy-four organizations … More Advice From Debtor Advocates On New Debt Collection Regulations

More Perspectives on Technology and Real Estate

Lots of different views on the effect of technology on real estate. The application and credit evaluation phase might be sped up by technology more than the title/closing phase. Fifth Wall Ventures Three Predictions For The Future of Real Estate Tech Blockchain Can’t Protect Property Rights, but Title Insurance Can – admittedly, this one is pretty … More More Perspectives on Technology and Real Estate