Q-Law Blog

How Dodd-Frank Destroys The Rule Of Law

In the July 23, 2015 Wall Street Journal, former Senator Phil Gramm, wrote about the “double whammy” effect of Dodd-Frank (here). First, it “…has hit

QUERIN LAW: Real Estate News In Brief

HyperLinx has been on the prowl, assembling tasty tidbits of recent real estate news stories. Enjoy! 1. Residential Market Analysis, by Clancy Terry[1], Center for

Portland’s May 2015 Housing Stats

The RMLS™ stats for May, 2105 are in.  If you’re a seller it’s great news.  If you’re a buyer, it means you’ll need equal doses

Realtor® Trepidation Over TRID

August 1, 2015 is Showtime!  That’s the date that the TILA/RESPA integrated disclosures rules known as “TRID” (hereinafter, the Rules.”) go into effect, compliments of

The CFPB – Are We There Yet?

“Bureaucracy destroys initiative. There is little that bureaucrats hate more than innovation, especially innovation that produces better results than the old routines. Improvements always make

HyperLynx: Fundamentals of Purchasing a Home

I have been critical of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) for many things, but providing good easy-to-understand information is not one of them.  The