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How to Streamline Mortgage Servicing
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 21:34:10 +0000

The use of APIs and web applications will go a long way in improving the customer experience. This piece originally appeared in the August edition of DS News.

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Housing Insecurity Ahead?
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 21:23:03 +0000

With government aid lifelines expiring, trouble may lie ahead both for American renters and for the network of owner-investors that support sectors such as SFR.

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Navigating Distressed Asset Investment
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 21:11:50 +0000

Turbulent times create opportunities and uncertainty. How can investors identify what is a potential good investment versus a risky bet?

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How COVID-19 Is Reshaping the Market
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 20:39:08 +0000

A new survey reveals the factors—including the continuing fallout from the pandemic—that are changing the ways Americans think about homeownership.

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Industry Experts Discuss CWCOT Changes
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:24:30 +0000

Click through to listen to a complimentary webinar breaking down the operational benefits and implications stemming from HUD’s recent mortgagee letter.

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Fannie Mae’s Doug Duncan Discusses Economic Landscape
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 23:28:22 +0000

This interview originally appeared in the August edition of DS News. Doug Duncan, SVP and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae, is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the housing and mortgage markets. He also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact of external factors on the housing and mortgage markets. Duncan leads the ...

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The Industry Pulse: Changes at Brookstone, MSI
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 23:12:48 +0000

Get the latest on new hirings and promotions, emerging tech solutions, and more. Here's what's happening in the Industry Pulse.

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Study: Cognitive Skills and Inequality in Housing Markets
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 22:37:37 +0000

A new study suggests that "the context of urban inequality is changing in ways that might amplify new drivers of neighborhood and school sorting." Click through to read the details.

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Lessons From the Last Great Recession
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 22:26:26 +0000

What takeaways did the previous economic downturn provide that can be applied to current attempts to assist struggling homeowners?

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How Much Will Foreclosures Surge in the Months Ahead?
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:40:12 +0000

As Congress remains deadlocked on latest coronavirus relief package, a new study anticipates worst-, middle-, and best-case outcomes for foreclosure rates.

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