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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.

MERSCORP Holdings Launches MERS eNote Solutions, Powered by eOriginal

Hyland introduces digital tool

MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. and eOriginal, Inc. has launched a new solution offering that will enable originators to accelerate entry into the digital mortgage ecosystem. MERS eNote Solutions, part of the MERS eSuite, will enable the creation, execution, registration, and management ...

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Christopher Herbert Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors

Freddie Mac announced that Christopher E. Herbert was elected as a director on the company’s board of directors. Herbert, 57, has extensive experience relating to housing policy and urban development. “We are very pleased that Chris is joining the Freddie ...

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The City Where Foreclosures Are Skyrocketing

This past January, PropertyShark’s annual foreclosure report revealed that New York City saw a year-over-year increase in foreclosed homes scheduled for auction of 58 percent and year-over-year foreclosure increases in every borough except Manhattan. Now PropertyShark has released their Residential ...

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Which Features Boost Home Sale Prices?

Selling a home can sometimes be as much art as science, but there are some things that work consistently well. Zillow recently analyzed the features that best help move homes and land higher sale prices, discovering along the way that ...

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson Reflects on Fair Housing Act

In April of 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act. This important legislation codified equal housing opportunities for all, regardless of race, religion, or national origin. ...

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Houston Still Has Unspent Relief Funds from Hurricane Ike

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Houston has recovered remarkably well from last year’s hurricane season. After an initial spike in delinquencies in the months following the storm, the Texas Association of Realtors recently reported that home sales volume and home prices in the Lone Star ...

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HUD’s Carson: Proud to “Move Others up the Ladder”

The 2018 Five Star Government Forum launched at the Newseum in Washington D.C. Tuesday morning with a discussion between United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Benjamin Carson and Five Star President and CEO Ed Delgado. Carson told ...

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How REO Sales Impact Home Prices

With markets across the country suffering from pronounced inventory shortages, it would seem that anything that puts more homes on the market would be a good thing. A new report by Pro Teck Valuation Services found delved into that thesis, ...

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Barclays Settles RMBS Suit

The British bank Barclays has reached a settlement with U.S. authorities over financial crisis-era transactions involving toxic residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) sold between 2005 and 2007. Under the terms of the settlement, Barclay’s agreed to pay $2 billion in civil ...

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