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RALPH DEFRANCO is Global Chief Economist of the Mortgage Group Arch Capital Services Inc., White Plains, New York. He leads the company's efforts to forecast regional home prices and develop predictive economic models. He is also the author of "The Housing and Mortgage Market Review," a quarterly report on the state of the nation's housing sector based on the findings of the Arch MI Risk Index.

Ripple Effect

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, many in the industry began to speculate what impact this would have on home prices, ...

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