Sixth Circuit: Only someone liable to pay on a mortgage loan is a “borrower” who can sue under RESPA

The Sixth Circuit held today in Keen v. Helson that because the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act's text gives a right to sue only to a "borrower," someone who signs the mortgage but does not sign the mortgage loan with the lender is not a "borrower" (and so can't sue under RESPA).

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