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Featured Industry Leader: Danil Tesenin, President, Miami Chapter, Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals

Danil Tesenin is president of Aventura, Fla.-based NationsTrust Mortgage and is president of the

Frederick A. McDonald Jr. is vice president and property appraisal analyst for corporate credit risk management at New York City’s Popular Community Bank and is the ex-officio president of the Mortgage Bankers Association of New York (MBAofNY)

Featured Industry Leader: Frederick A. McDonald Jr., Ex-Officio President, Mortgage Bankers Association of New York

Frederick A. McDonald Jr.

In this morning’s housing data news, mortgage applications are on the decline again, yet the historically low mortgage rates are remaining relatively steady

Joint Applicants

Question: We are a direct lender and have three questions that are somewhat related.

NMP's Mortgage Professional of the Month: Allen Beydoun, EVP of United Wholesale Mortgage

Allen Beydoun is executive vice president of sales at Troy, Mich.-based

Flood Insurance: Two Residential Structures Under One Policy

Question: We have a loan which is secured by a single family residential property with a guest house located on the property. The guest house is connected to the main residence via an elevated deck.

HUD Names New Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee

HUD Names New Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has named 12 persons who will constitute the first-ever Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee (HCFAC).

The Elite Performer: Media Publicity

This morning, I had an interview with a personality on our market’s largest local radio station to discuss the mortgage industry and housing market. It was a great interview and he certainly had great questions that consumers need to hear responses on.

Going Rogue

There has been a lot of media attention recently about the political class endeavoring to trim the CFPB’s sails. It seems like many of these politicians have taken the view that the CFPB is an out-of-control agency which should be tamped down.

AML Law and Best Practices

Question: In implementing our AML program, we recognize there are the basic requirements of the law. However, what is the difference between what is required by law and what are best practices for an AML compliance program?

Kenneth D. Campbell: A Sweet REIT Life

Within the real estate investment trust (REIT) industry, Kenneth D. Campbell has rock star status. A one-time journalist, he founded Audit Investments Inc.

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