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Join Us for Texas Home Equity Lending Seminars in Dallas and Houston
Friday, February 16, 2018 6:20 AM

Cornerstone is offering two half-day seminars for Texas state and federal credit unions, which include rules for permissible lending against member homestead under the Texas Constitution and statutes, a step-by-step analysis of the extensive constitutional amendment containing the legal requirements for a Texas home equity loan, rules for curing errors in existing home equity loans, and collection and foreclosure.

Dallas, May 3
Early Bird Deadline: April 5
Cornerstone Credit Union League
6801 Parkwood Blvd.
Plano, TX 75024
Register Now

Houston, June 28
Early Bird Deadline: May 24
Member Source Credit Union
10100 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77042
Register Now

This seminar will also update credit unions on all home equity changes effective in January 2018. This seminar does not address HELOCs or questions pertaining to the new Truth-in-Lending combined disclosures.

Who Should Attend?
Credit unions that have recently decided to offer home equity lending to its members, who have never offered home equity programs, who are anticipating new interest in home equity lending, and who currently have home equity loan programs who need to learn about updated requirements for closed-end home equity.

Tom DukeYour Presenter: Tom Duke, Blalack & Williams
Tom Duke has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Blalack & Williams in 1996, he served as assistant general counsel and compliance officer of a major Texas bank holding company. Duke provides extensive training for credit unions in all areas of home equity lending and is a frequent speaker at home equity seminars throughout the state of Texas. His areas of practice include: credit union and consumer finance law, commercial and residential real estate law, transactions and contracts, and seminars and training. He has a BA from Austin College and a JD from Baylor University School of Law.

Grant Assistance
The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation’s website to view all grant applications, guidelines, and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, Foundation grants manager, at 469-385-6483 for more information.

If you have questions regarding this workshop, please call 800-442-5762, ext. 6635, or 469-385-6635, or email Cookie Dorsey at