Navigating the Impact of the N.A.R. Commission Lawsuit on REO Home Sales and Mortgage Servicing Webinar

  • 07/02/2024
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (PDT)
  • Online | Zoom Webinar


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Navigating the Impact of the N.A.R. Commission Lawsuit on REO Home Sales and Mortgage Servicing

June 25th 

  1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 11:00 AM MT | 10:00 AM PT

Members - FREE  | Non-Members - $25

Join us for an insightful webinar as we delve into the recent National Association of Realtors (N.A.R.) commission lawsuit and its far-reaching implications for real estate professionals. This landmark legal development is set to reshape the landscape for realtors who specialize in selling bank-owned (REO) properties and for professionals involved in mortgage servicing.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Overview of the N.A.R. Commission Lawsuit: Understand the background, key points, and outcomes of the lawsuit.
  • Impact on Commission Structures: Learn how changes in commission structures could affect your earnings and business model.
  • Adjusting Strategies for REO Sales: Discover best practices for adapting to new commission regulations when dealing with bank-owned properties.
  • Mortgage Servicing Adjustments: Gain insights into how mortgage servicing professionals can navigate the changing landscape to ensure compliance and efficiency.
  • Legal and Compliance Considerations: Stay informed about the legal requirements and compliance measures necessary to avoid pitfalls.
  • Market Predictions and Trends: Hear from industry experts on anticipated market trends and how to stay ahead in this evolving environment.

Why Attend?

  • Expert Insights: Learn from legal experts, seasoned realtors, and mortgage servicing professionals who will share their knowledge and experiences.
  • Practical Advice: Get actionable tips and strategies to adapt your business practices to the new regulatory environment.
  • Interactive Q&A Session: Engage with our panel of experts during a live Q&A session to get your specific questions answered.

Who Should Attend?

  • Real estate agents and brokers
  • Realtors specializing in REO property sales
  • Mortgage servicing professionals
  • Real estate investors
  • Legal and compliance professionals in the real estate sector

Don't miss this opportunity to stay informed and prepared for the changes ahead. Register now to secure your spot in this essential webinar.

Meet The Panelists:

Thomas Anselmo

Executive Partner

Diaz Anselmo & Associates P.A. 

Thomas Anselmo is an Executive Partner at Diaz Anselmo & Associates. His concentration is in residential/commercial closings and transactions, REO transactions, title insurance, mortgage lender services and estate planning. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and John Marshall Law School (High Distinction); a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association; a Silver Corporate Partner and member of NADP; past president and current member of Pleasantdale School District 107 Board of Education; police commissioner in the Village of Indian Head Park, Illinois; President of the River Forest Country Club Education Scholarship Foundation; Vice President and Director of the River Forest Country Club and a speaker at Chicago area conferences and seminars.

Christian Etienne

REO Operations, Celink & NADP board member.

Christian is well versed with three decades of detailed experience in real estate, title insurance, default mortgage servicing, REO management and vendor management. As a successful executive and industry subject matter expert, Christian is highly proficient in regulatory requirements, government affairs, operations and management. Over the past decade, Christian and his teams have managed and liquidated more than 80,000 real estate assets nationwide for a variety of GSEs, large banking institutions, private equity portfolios and a variety of other clients.

Clellan Kane,

SVP Asset Services AREMCO Inc.

Clellan Kane is the Senior Vice President of Asset Services at Aremco Inc. With over 20 years of experience in the mortgage servicing industry, Clellan has established a reputation as a seasoned executive with deep expertise in various aspects of mortgage servicing. Throughout his career, Clellan has demonstrated exceptional leadership and a commitment to excellence, beginning with customer service and advancing through to default servicing. His most recent focus areas include collections, loss mitigation, property preservation, and REO (Real Estate Owned) management. A notable accomplishment in Clellan's career was leading Early-Stage Default through the myriad changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. His strategic approach and adaptive leadership ensured operational continuity and compliance with evolving regulations during a period of unprecedented challenges. Clellan started his career in finance and later transitioned to operations, where he has leveraged his financial acumen to drive operational efficiency and improve service delivery. Under his leadership at Aremco, Inc, he has led multiple initiatives to enhance the customer experience and mitigate financial risk. Clellan orchestrates the alignment of the asset services division with servicing to create a cohesive bond which adheres to investor rules and regulations. Clellan's extensive experience and strategic vision have been instrumental in navigating the complex challenges of the mortgage servicing industry. His ability to lead diverse teams and implement effective solutions has earned him recognition as a key leader in his field. Clellan holds a Finance degree from Wright State University, further underpinning his expertise and commitment to the mortgage servicing industry. Outside of his professional life, Clellan is married with three children. The Kane family enjoys experiencing all kinds of adventures, from exploring in their camper to traveling as much as possible.

Chris Link 

Senior Vice President 

Asset & Default

Christopher Link is a top-notch Operational executive with a proven track record of success leading and growing organizations. He leads the Auction and Asset Management group at Covius/RealtyBid. His strong background in strategic planning, financial management and team development has allowed him to excel in the industry since 2006. He is skilled in identifying opportunities and implementing practical business strategies with commitment to staying informed about latest trends, technologies and best practices.

Hattie Sharp SVP

Hattie Sharp, SVP, Strategic Partnerships & Business Development, is a seasoned default mortgage expert with over 20 years of experience. Her journey began at Homecomings Financial/RFC in Dallas, Texas, where she quickly became an integral part of the company's growth. Her exceptional talents led to her selection for the inaugural loan modification team, where she excelled in managing the balance sheet portfolio. In 2007, Hattie ran the Subservicing REO business at GMAC Mortgage, catering to more than 45 clients. She later oversaw the Enterprise REO business to successfully dispose of a revolving portfolio of over $3.75B of REO assets. She then went to work for Bank of America in 2011 as the Senior Vice President of REO. In this pivotal role, she took charge of operations, sales, alternative dispositions, and title/closing for all Bank of America’s 80,000 REO assets. She also handled government and private investor claims and managed all outbound customer correspondence for customers in default. Hattie started working at in 2016 and is a proud graduate of Oklahoma State University.

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