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Author Archives: David Wharton

David Wharton, Online Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 15 years of experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at David.Wharton@DSNews.com.

Examining Military and Veteran Homeownership

As the nation honors the legacy of our military, both those currently serving and those who served before, a newly released study examines trends among military homeownership. The National Association of REALTORS Research Group has released a new report entitled ...

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HomeServices Inc. Acquires Ebby Halliday Brand

Texas-based Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc., announced that it is being acquired by HomeServices of America Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. "The acquisition will include Ebby’s three real estate brands: Dallas-based Ebby Halliday, REALTORS and Dave ...

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Trelix Adds Closing Services Solution

Trelix, a Luxembourg-based provider of licensed fulfillment, quality control, and other due diligence products and services across the loan origination and securitization lifecycle, announced the launch of its closing services solution that helps mortgage lenders efficiently and properly execute and ...

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Guaranteed Rate Partners with DocMagic to Cut Closing Time

DocMagic, Inc., a California-based provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance, and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that retail mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate can now cut closing time by electronically signing mortgage closing documents in advance. Guaranteed Rate has branded the ...

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Untapped Urban Development Potential

Urban sprawl, by its very nature, means cities are forever expanding outward. Initially, their borders expand, and then eventually, as they bump up against those constraints, the challenge becomes figuring out ways to make the most use of the space ...

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The Changing Makeup of Consumer Debt

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Mortgage debt makes up a noticeably smaller share of total consumer debt than it did a decade ago, according to the latest Equifax National Consumer Credit Trends Report, covering data for March 2018. According to the Equifax report, mortgage debt ...

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