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Author Archives: Kendall Baer

Kendall Baer is a Baylor University graduate with a degree in news editorial journalism and a minor in marketing. She is fluent in both English and Italian, and studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Apart from her work as a journalist, she has also managed professional associations such as Association of Corporate Counsel, Commercial Real Estate Women, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and Project Management Institute for Association Management Consultants in Houston, Texas. Born and raised in Texas, Baer now works as the online editor for DS News.

Florida Keeps Up With National Foreclosure Sale Levels

Florida was on of the states hit hardest during the housing crisis, so how does the latest existing home sales data including foreclosures and short sales for the sunshine state compare to national rates?

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Could a Full Foreclosure Recovery Come Sooner Than Anticipated?

The foreclosure crisis is finally nearing an end, at least according to Bill Emmons, an Economist and Assistant VP with the St. Louis Fed in conjunction with the St. Louis Fed’s quarterly Housing Market Conditions report.

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The Pitfalls of Accelerated Home Prices

While rents largely stabilized in November, the acceleration of housing prices moved at its fastest clip since August 2006, according to Zillow’s year-end look at the U.S. market.

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Does Everything Get Better With Age?

Homeowners aged 62 and older experienced a boost in senior home equity for the third quarter of 2016, but is this enough to relieve serious concerns about the financial stability for future retirees?

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Boosting Homeownership Among Minorities

Minority home mortgages increased more than white home mortgages between 2013 and 2015 in several metros across the U.S., but a recent report from Urban Institute says there is still work to be done to encourage homeownership.

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Non-banks May Quickly Be Dominating the Servicing Industry

It seems the torch is being passing in the U.S. mortgage servicing industry as portfolios among smaller companies quickly increase, according to Fitch's latest quarterly U.S. RMBS Servicer Handbook and US RMBS Servicer Roundtable Takeaways.

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