House Small Business Committee Conducts Hearing on RESPA

January 6, 2004

"Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act Regulations: Working Behind Closed Doors to Hurt Small Businesses and Consumers"

Opening Statements:

  • Chairman Manzullo
  • Ranking Member Velazquez
  • Prepared Testimony:

    Panel One

    Panel Two

    • Mr. Stanley Friedlander [pdf]
      President and CEO
      Continental Title Agency Corp. for the American Land Title Assn.
    • Mr. Mark Savit
      The Mortgage Center for the National Assn. of Mortgage Brokers
      Charleston, WV
      on behalf of Mr. Neill Fendly, Chairman, Gvt. Affairs Comm., NAMB
    • Ms. Regina Lowrie
      President and CEO
      Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Corp. for the Mortgage Brokers Assn.
    • Mr. Walter McDonald
      Walter McDonald Real Estate
      Riverside, CA for the National Assn. of Realtors
    • Mr. R. Michael Menzies, Sr.
      President and CEO
      Easton Bancorp, Inc. for the Independent Community Bankers of America

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