The Regulatory Outlook: What's Ahead

By: Seth Hooper for Today's Lending Insight

As of early 2017, the mortgage industry has already been affected by the 2016 election. We’ve seen rising interest rates, the rollback of a late-Obama administration move to lower FHA MIP rates, an executive order directing the Treasury secretary to review rolling back the Dodd-Frank Act, and an executive order instructing agencies to eliminate two regulations for every new regulation proposed. With changes coming so fast, bet that there will be more on the way.