Stricktly Strickland Q4 2018

This and That Department of Real Estate (DRE): Yes, you read that right, DRE. The current California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) will be converting back to the DRE as of… Read More >

A Tale of Two Amici

by Jonathan D. Fink (left) Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP by T. Robert Finlay (right) Wright, Finlay & Zak, LLP Among the benefits your CMA membership provides are educational opportunities to… Read More >

Sacramento Summary 2017 Q4

By Michael J. Arnold & Michael Belote, Esq. Legislative Advocates The legislature is currently in recess between the 2017 and 2018 legislative years. The second year of the two-year session will… Read More >

Strickly Strickland

Mortgage Industry Information, Opinions & Tips Unlicensed Mortgage Company Employees In 2000, the then California Department of Real Estate (now the California Bureau of Real Estate) promulgated Commissioner’s Regulation 2841 which… Read More >

Quarterly Update: July 2017

By Garrett D’Alessandro, CFA, CAIA, AIF® The American presidential election and the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom (UK) demonstrated the beliefs of millions of citizens in both countries that their… Read More >

Business Purpose Lenders: Get Ready for HMDA

By Dennis H. Doss Doss Law Starting on January 1, 2018 most business purpose residential private money brokers will be subject to fines by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless they… Read More >

Local Points of Interest

By Elliot Shirwo Bolour Associates Dear Fellow CMA Members, Our next seminar takes place in Las Vegas, a city that in the last few years has transformed itself from the world… Read More >

The U.S. Economy Proves Its Resilience

By Paul Single City National Rochdale After nearly a decade of uneven and divergent growth, the global economy appears to have turned a corner. World trade is on the rise again,… Read More >