Choice Act would grant QM status to portfolio mortgages

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The Financial CHOICE Act, now closer to passage, would. – The Financial CHOICE Act, now closer to passage, would significantly impact the mortgage industry. The Act would exempt certain small creditors from the escrow account requirements under Regulation Z for higher-priced mortgage loans if the small creditor held the loan in portfolio for at least three years after origination. A creditor would qualify for the exemption if it has consolidated assets of $10 billion or less.

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What is a Qualified Mortgage? A Qualified Mortgage is a category of loans that have certain, more stable features that help make it more likely that you’ll be able to afford your loan. A lender must make a good-faith effort to determine that you have the ability to repay your mortgage before you take it out.

"Mortgage Choice Act" passes House. The bill specifically exempts fees paid to businesses affiliated with the lender, such as title companies, from the computation of points and fees under the QM cap. Fees paid to unaffiliated businesses were already exempt. Passage of the bill had been strongly advocated by the National Association.

The proposed Financial Choice Act recently passed by the House contains many positive reforms that are likely to help community banks and nondepository mortgage lenders. Yet one specific provision poses a major risk to small lenders.

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Congresses, such as: the TAILOR Act, which requires financial regulators to tailor regulations to fit an institution’s business model and risk profile; the Qualified Mortgage (QM) safe harbor provision for mortgages held in a lender’s portfolio; a provision to establish an Office of

 · The Financial Choice Act is a blatant attack on shareholder rights, and any politician worth their salt should reject it. Madison Marriage is the deputy editor of FTfm