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The Industry Pulse: Hiring and Promotion News
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:38:49 +0000

Pittsburg-based Mortgage Connect LP, a national mortgage services provider for financial institutions, investors, servicers, and GSEs, announced the appointment of capital markets veteran Brian Frye to the role of EVP, Servicing and Capital Markets Strategy. The company tapped Frye in October 2019 to lead its Capital Markets division which provides title, collateral, and transaction support services ...

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Diaz Anselmo Lindberg Names New Managing Attorneys 
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:53:49 +0000

As Diaz Anselmo Lindberg, P.A. continues to provide clients the best possible multistate representation, the firm has implemented strategic promotions of some of its best talent. Richard Cohn is expanding his role to Managing Attorney for Multistate Default and will work in tandem with the Firm’s Operations Director in the multistate default practice.  Cohn has been ...

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Where Property Taxes Are Lowest
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:27:16 +0000

Researchers found the residents of Hawaii pay the least for their property taxes, while across the map, the Garden State of New Jersey comes in at a rate nearly nine times as much. 

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Fed Chair: Developments Point to Improved Economic Outlook
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:20:29 +0000

Holding down interest rates and leveraging the central bank’s balance sheet to encourage asset purchases is the best way to ease labor market and broader economic challenges, Powell told Congress.

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California’s Last Legislative Session Left Housing Advocates Disappointed
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:08:20 +0000

The Golden State's dated zoning ordinances over the years have contributed to an affordable housing crisis, analysts say. So what might make its next legislative session different?

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Roughly 2.1 Million Homeowners Remain Delinquent
Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:20:24 +0000

Black Knight finds that while the housing market has been in a slow recovery, the national foreclosure rate remains nearly five times greater than pre-pandemic levels.

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Single-Family Temporary Flexibilities Extended, FHA Announces
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 20:10:53 +0000

A set of policy allowances for single-family lenders and servicers will be in place through June, according to the administration.

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Investors Take Note: Top Locations for Gen Z Renters
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:22:00 +0000

Nine of the 20 cities on this list are located in the Midwest and eight are in the South—far from the coastal cities previously favored by millennials, according to the study.

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Loans in Forbearance Drop for Third Consecutive Week
Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:03:10 +0000

With 2.6 million U.S. homeowners now in forbearance plans, a new report shows a continued slide as new forbearances drop to a survey low.

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HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Texas’ Winter Storm Victims
Mon, 22 Feb 2021 22:01:42 +0000

As Texas is now a presidentially declared major disaster area, Lone Star State homeowners qualify for these foreclosure protections.

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