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The Applicability of Contempt Sanctions in Bankruptcy
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:53:10 +0000

Here's how the Supreme Court's In re Taggart decision created a standard based on “objective reasonableness" in cases of bankruptcy.

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Microsoft Invests $250M in Seattle Housing
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:32:36 +0000

The funding increase to the tech giant's affordable housing initiative will take the form of a line of credit to the Washington State Finance Commission.

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LERETA Taps New SVP, Tax Operations
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:04:08 +0000

As SVP, Michael Whiting is responsible for continuing to enhance the technical innovation and client engagement of LERETA’s tax, oil and gas and trust business.

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Rentec Direct Partners with The Closing Docs
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:01:14 +0000

Rentec Direct has partnered with The Closing Docs, an automated income verification company, to expedite and enhance the tenant screening process for landlords and property managers

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The Week Ahead: Housing’s Role in the Economy
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:41:47 +0000

In The Week Ahead, get an update on economic growth, whether its slowing or growing, and how housing plays a major role.

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Start Spreading the News: Changes for NY Mortgage Servicers
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:27:06 +0000

In a state with some of the highest foreclosure and delinquency rates in the country, many of the changes made through the state's "Final Rule" involve foreclosure and default practices.

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The Growing Power of Built-For-Rent
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:07:24 +0000

The built-for-rent market currently makes up just 5% of homes built, but it is expanding rapidly. Here's why.

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Home Values’ Multi-Trillion-Dollar Post-Recession Rise
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:25:32 +0000

The total home value reached $33.6 trillion at the end of 2019 as the market recovered from one of the largest downturns on record.

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How Fannie Mae’s Connecticut Avenue Offerings Cut Credit Risk
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:51:50 +0000

In addition to sharing credit risk on Fannie Mae's single-family conventional guaranty book of business, the latest CAS transaction is one of several ways the GSEs are promoting liquidity.

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The Industry Pulse: New Managing Director at SitusAMC
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:05:55 +0000

Verus Mortgage Capital reported a strong finish to 2019 and QuestSoft named a new VP of Compliance Sales in this Industry Pulse.

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