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Montgomery on FHA Streamlining of “Unnecessary and Outdated” Regulations
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Montgomery on FHA Streamlining of “Unnecessary and Outdated” Regulations

The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a pair of new mortgagee letters earlier this week, and now FHA Commissioner...

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Is Modular Construction the Way of the Future?
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Is Modular Construction the Way of the Future?

There's something a little different about the red and grey 32-story apartment building in Brooklyn overlooking Barclays Center. The bright modern...

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Servicers Respond to Flaws in Loss Mitigation and HECM Resolutions

In its 18th edition of its Supervisory Highlights, released Tuesday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) identified four areas of...

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Leaning Into Tax Lien Investing
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Leaning Into Tax Lien Investing

Tax lien investing is a more-than-billion-dollar-a-year business that holds the promise of mid to high double-digit returns for those who know what...

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Time and Policy Heal New York’s Housing Market

The foreclosure crisis and ensuing zombie home invasion in New York has improved markedly in the last few years thanks to the passing of both time...

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Michael Innis-Thompson Appointed SVP
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Michael Innis-Thompson Appointed SVP

TD Bank, based out of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, announced the appointment of Michael Innis-Thompson to SVP, Head of National Community Lending for...

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Gateway Mortgage Group Hires Ken Harrison
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Gateway Mortgage Group Hires Ken Harrison

Gateway Mortgage Group, a full-service mortgage company licensed in 40 states and the District of Columbia, announced Ken Harrison, CMB as its VP...

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Brian A. Simon Joins Lenders One
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Brian A. Simon Joins Lenders One

Austin-based Lenders One Cooperative, a national alliance of independent mortgage bankers, today announced that Brian A. Simon has been appointed...

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Fintech: A Change in the Mortgage Ecosystem
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Fintech: A Change in the Mortgage Ecosystem

A new study or survey is released almost daily that suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) will revolutionize our...

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The Week Ahead: Analyzing Mortgage Performance

The CoreLogic Loan Insights Report report focuses on U. S. mortgage performance trends. The data gathered is based on mortgage performance health,...

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Paying the Price for Housing

Homeownership became less affordable across the country in 2018 while renting became marginally more affordable, according to a new report by...

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FHFA’a Final Rule on Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security
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FHFA’a Final Rule on Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security

As part of its goal to significantly improve the predictability of cash flows to MBS investors, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has...

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The Challenges Impacting Real Estate Firms

Real estate firms are optimistic about the industry's future growth, despite challenges like competition from non-traditional market participants...

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Artificial Intelligence, Real World Results
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Artificial Intelligence, Real World Results

Editor's note: This feature originally appeared in the March issue of DS News, out now. There are countless ways artificial intelligence (AI) and...

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AI Foundry Unveils New Platform

Massachusetts-based AI Foundry, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform company, announced the launch of its next-generation Cognitive Business...

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TRK Connection Announces Integration With Ellie Mae’s Encompass

TRK Connection (TRK), a Utah-based provider of mortgage quality control (QC) and origination management solutions, announced that its flagship...

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Which Mortgage Loans Do Service Members Prefer?
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Which Mortgage Loans Do Service Members Prefer?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released it's latest quarterly consumer credit trends report on Friday, which focused on mortgages made to...

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The Problem With California’s Affordable Housing Goals
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The Problem With California’s Affordable Housing Goals

The current housing goals set forth by the California state government are more likely aggravating the Golden State's affordable housing crisis...

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Accelerating Solutions for Affordable Housing
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Accelerating Solutions for Affordable Housing

Achieving the vision of housing options that help households at all income levels to achieve their dream of homeownership requires bold innovation...

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The Fundamental Mismatch Between Housing Needs and Supply
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The Fundamental Mismatch Between Housing Needs and Supply

Achieving the vision of housing options that help households at all income levels to achieve their dream of homeownership requires bold innovation...

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The Industry Pulse: Updates on Black Knight, Schneiderman & Sherman, and More …
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The Industry Pulse: Updates on Black Knight, Schneiderman & Sherman, and More …

Click through to learn more about announcements of crucial hires, the launch of new functionalities well as rewards and recognition for servicers...

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NHC Urges Joseph Otting to Continue CMF Allocations
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NHC Urges Joseph Otting to Continue CMF Allocations

The National Housing Conference (NHC) along with its coalition members submitted a letter to Acting Director Joseph Otting on Monday, urging the...

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Home Prices and the “Bifurcated Market”

Mortgage risk is rising even as the growth of home price appreciation continues at a different pace at the lower and higher end of the market....

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ALTA Recognizes Title Industry Professionals

Washington, D. C.-based American Land Title Association has announced the award of a National Title Professional (NTP) to Mary Jo Edmiston, MTP and...

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How Home Values Affect Education
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How Home Values Affect Education

Access to the best quality of education might well depend on the value of your home, according to a study by Zillow. The latest Zillow Housing...

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The Three Cities Where Delinquencies Rose
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The Three Cities Where Delinquencies Rose

Online loan applications are rising with 38 percent of all unsecured personal loan balances being driven by fintech loans, according to the latest...

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Addressing the Outcomes of Nonjudicial Foreclosure
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Addressing the Outcomes of Nonjudicial Foreclosure

On Wednesday, the Legal League 100 held a webinar that explored the potential outcomes of the Dennis Obduskey vs. McCarthy & Holthus Supreme Court...

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Examining Third-Party Purchasers’ Role in Foreclosure Proceedings
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Examining Third-Party Purchasers’ Role in Foreclosure Proceedings

The First Appellate District of Illinois recently held that Illinois Supreme Court Rule 305(k) applies to appeals involving residential mortgage...

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The Growth Trajectory of Single-Family Rent Prices
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The Growth Trajectory of Single-Family Rent Prices

According to CoreLogic's latest report, the single-family rent prices increased 3.1 percent year over year in December 2018. The Single-Family Rent...

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The Price of Affordability
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The Price of Affordability

Although enacted just over one year ago, the impact of California Senate Bill 2-commonly referred to as the Building Homes and Jobs Act (SB 2), has...

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