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The Industry Pulse: Updates on Total Expert, a360inc, and More
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:33:12 +0000

From new hires and promotions to new tech, get the latest industry buzz in this update.

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Women in Housing Leadership Awards Finalists Announced
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:03:51 +0000

On September 25, the mortgage and housing industry’s women business leaders will be recognized and honored at The Keystones—the 2019 Women in Housing Leadership Awards.

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Industry Veterans Collaborate to Form Insight One Financial
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:25:53 +0000

Steven Stallard, Principal Owner of MSI, Williams & Williams, Auction Network, and I Property Claims, has announced the formation of Insight One Financial.  “Our existing companies already enjoy a very successful place in the mortgage industry providing property preservation, real estate auction, and hazard claims services,” Stallard said. “With the creation of Insight One Financial ...

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How Interest Rates are Impacting Housing
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:23:52 +0000

According to analysts, recent housing start data is an indicator that the housing recession that started at the beginning of 2018 is over and the recovery is in full swing.

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These States are Bucking Mortgage Delinquency Trends
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:52:11 +0000

According to a new report, foreclosures and mortgage delinquencies are dropping, driven by a strong economy and home price growth. However, these areas of the country have seen rates increase.

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Knox Capital Invests in a360inc
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:25:11 +0000

With this new capital investment, a360inc plans to accelerate its strategic expansion and improvement of its technology and services in the creditors’ rights market.

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Tracking Home Flipping Across the Nation
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:00:36 +0000

The volume of single-family homes and condos flipped during Q2 2019 was up 12.4% from the prior quarter, but down 5.2% from a year ago, according to ATTOM Data Solutions.  Homes flipped during the quarter represented 5.9% of all home sales during the quarter, which is down from the post-recession high of 7.2% in Q1 ...

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Industry Reacts: Fed Cuts Rates Again
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:27:42 +0000

Here's what industry experts and economists are saying following the second rate cut of the year.

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Freddie Mac Passes $50B in Credit Risk Transfers
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:36:57 +0000

From program inception to date, the GSE has transferred a portion of the credit risk on more than $1.3 trillion of Single-Family mortgages based on UPB at issuance. 

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Is Housing Stock Meeting Demand?
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:40:36 +0000

More increases in construction may be on the way as housing inventory increases, according to the latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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