Texas Election Recap – What it means to TLDA

Texas Election Recap   From our Media Partners at the Texas Tribune: Greg Abbott sailed to re-election with a double-digit margin, easily besting his Democratic challenger, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, with 56 percent of the vote to her 43. But lower on the ballot, Texas Republican incumbents won … Read More

TLDA to host Fundraiser for Senator-Elect Flores in San Antonio

Please join us in San Antonio on Monday, November 26, at 6 p.m. to meet our new State Senator Pete Flores, representing Senate District 19 from San Antonio into the Big Bend area, along the border.  Senator Flores was elected to fill the unexpired term of Senator Carlos Uresti.  TLDA … Read More

Rep. Garnet Coleman to Speak at November Meeting

Please make plans to join us THIS THURSDAY, November 8, for our monthly meeting, with special guest speaker The Honorable Garnet Coleman, Texas House of Representatives. We will gather for lunch and program at 11:30 a.m., at McAllen Country Club, 615 Wichita Avenue, McAllen. Rep. Garnet Coleman Garnet F. Coleman … Read More

Save the Date

Enjoy your summer but mark your calendar for our next meetings this fall: Thursday, September 6, and Thursday, October 4 Stay tuned for details!    

Thank you to Mayor Richard Molina

Many thanks to our June speaker and special guest, Mayor Richard Molina of Edinburgh for joining us.   Thanks to all who were able to attend as well.  We will see you again in September!       SaveSave

On Mexico’s Presidential Election

From Former Ambassador Tony Garza:   Amid persistent chants of “presidente” from his supporters, Andrés Manuel López Obrador took the stage to give his acceptance speech and make history as the country’s first president who was not part of the country’s two major political parties. After leading in the polls … Read More

Savings & Mortgage Lending Staff Serving Nationally

SML STAFF  ON NATIONAL MORTGAGE BOARDS AND COMMITTEES   SML has several members of its  mortgage examination staff serving on national boards or committees. This email is to update you on who they are and the boards or committees they serve on.   Recently, the following were appointed to the … Read More

TLDA Response to Sunset Commission Recommendations

The Texas Department of Savings & Mortgage Lending (TDSML), which is the regulating agency of our industry, appears before the Sunset Committee this week, in consideration of their recent recommendation to abolish the agency, rolling it into the Texas Department of Banking.  The Texas Land Developers Association has formulated the … Read More

Seller Finance Coalition Capitol Fly-In Around the Corner!

We are just 2 weeks away from the 2nd Annual Seller Finance Coalition Capitol Hill Fly-In! Here (directly below in the link) is a video of The Seller Finance Enhancement Act Sponsor, Congressman Roger Williams, inviting you to join us on May 9th & 10th! https://www.youtube.com/embed/NpC1zljzSI4?rel=0 We need you there! Please … Read More

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