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DS News Webcast: Tuesday 6/6/2016

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Second-lien home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have experienced year-over-year delinquency rate increases in two of the past six months, the first such increases in nearly four years, according to data released by Black Knight Financial Services on Monday. With a few ...

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DS News Webcast: Monday 6/6/2016

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Cash sales have declined overall, but they still account for the majority of sales in the lowest 20 percent of property values, according to Black Knight Financial Services’ April 2016 Mortgage Monitor released Monday. Overall, the cash sales share has ...

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DS News Webcast: Wednesday 6/1/2016

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McCalla Raymer, LLC, which has been in business for 34 years and is based in Atlanta, and Pierce & Associates, PC, which has been in business for 41 years and is based in Chicago, have combined into one entity that will ...

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DS News Webcast: Tuesday 5/31/2016

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The sales of non-performing residential mortgage loans by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD have been a lightning rod for controversy in the last year or so. Some claim the guidelines are too strict, which can discourage investors from participating. ...

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DS News Webcast: Friday 5/27/2016

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Mortgage servicers have still been extremely active with efforts to contact borrowers regarding loss mitigation, despite a lengthy, sustained decline in the number of delinquencies and defaults, according to HOPE NOW. Approximately 319 thousand homeowners received a non-foreclosure solution in the ...

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DS News Webcast: Thursday 5/25/2016

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced on Wednesday that it has terminated the mortgage servicing-related consent order against Wells Fargo. At the same time, the OCC issued a civil money penalty of 70 million dollars to the bank ...

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DS News Webcast: Wednesday 5/25/2016

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While flipping activity overall is down considerably from its peak reached 11 years ago, the median gross profit per flipped property is up considerably and some markets in the country are providing ample opportunities for flippers, according to data released ...

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DS News Webcast: Tuesday 5/24/2016

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The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a 1 point 27 billion dollar penalty imposed on Bank of America over the alleged misrepresentation of mortgage-backed securities sold by Countrywide Financial Corporation to the GSEs through a program known as the High Speed Swim ...

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DS News Webcast: Friday 5/20/2016

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The April 2016 New Residential Construction report from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau released this week, which measures quarterly housing starts and completions by purpose and design, found that single-family built-for-rent homes comprised 4 point 3 percent of all ...

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DS News Webcast: Thursday 5/19/2016

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Calling the Dodd-Frank Act a quote, negative force, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Wednesday that in the next couple of weeks he will unveil a plan to overhaul the controversial Wall Street reform law that was passed in 2010 ...

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