The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Maryland Attorney General announced actions against Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase for engaging in illegal marketing services with a now-defunct title company, Genuine Title. In addition to the banks, the bureau and Maryland took action against a former Wells Fargo employee and his wife for their involvement. In all, the penalties for the enforcement total more than $35 million.
2021 promises to be a big year for the appraisal profession. The coronavirus pandemic forced appraisers to quickly adapt, and we had to tackle a