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MLTA Contributes to Habitat for Humanity

Feb 28, 2017

On December 12, 2016 a special presentation was made to Amy Smitter, CFO, Michigan Habitat for Humanity. On behalf of the MLTA Membership a check for $2000 was presented.  Amy discussed the financial coaching that began last year and how this is helping families buy or begin to save for their home.  In 2016, 598 […]

ALTA Alert: Watch for Fake Dropbox Emails Sharing ‘Closing Disclosure’

Feb 28, 2017

Fake Dropbox emails are circulating once again urging recipients to sign in to access and view documents. Prior to implementation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) rule, the fraudulent emails were infected with a file called “final HUD-1.”  In this scam, the email says that “You have a new document sent to you ‘Closing Disclosure.pdf”. […]


Dec 6, 2016

While we’re still several months away and just entering the winter season, it’s never too soon to begin thinking about warmer times, such as summers in Northern Michigan. This coming July 16-18, 2017 the MLTA membership will convene at Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City for our annual convention

Election Results, Legislative Leadership for 2017-18 and Lame Duck

Dec 6, 2016

November’s General Election held many unexpected results for members of the state House of Representatives. It was widely expected that the Republicans would hold their majority in the House, but by a much slimmer margin than what they currently have this legislative cycle.

WARNING – Don’t Be Spoofed!

Dec 6, 2016

You’ve read the warnings: “Don’t wire funds in response to an email without using call-back procedures!” In other words, call the party who appears to have sent the email at a known, safe phone number and confirm that they actually sent the email.

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