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  • Counsel’s Corner: Navigating the Regulatory Landscape

    Editor’s note: this feature originally appeared in the April issue of DS News, out now. As attorney out of Schiller, Knapp, Lefkowitz & Hertzel’s New York office, Sanda focuses his practice in creditor representation in foreclosures, loss mitigation, and collections, and is admitted to practice ...

  • Five Minutes With: Brian Grow, President, Morningstar Credit Ratings

    Editor’s note: this feature originally appeared in the April issue of DS News, out now. In his new role, Grow oversees the day-to-day operations of Morningstar’s structured finance, corporate credit, and financial institutions ratings business. Before being named President of Morningstar Credit Rati...

  • Investing in the Future of Default Servicing

    Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DS News, out now. With a quarter of 2018 under our belt, it’s clear that our prediction—that the financial service industry will continue to place a high emphasis on strategic technology investments—was right. Technology moderni...

  • The Debt Dilemma

    Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. In February 2017, the financial media sounded the alarm that total U.S. consumer debt was at $12.6 trillion, just a hair short of the $12.7 trillion peak observed on the way into the Great Recession. Clearly, po...

  • Full Speed Ahead with Mortgage Tech

    New technologies are accelerating the industry processes and increasing consumer satisfaction. Catch up on the top trends that will impact mortgage professionals this year. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DS News, out now. ...

Scapegoats?

Property preservation companies have come under criticism in recent months. But is it warranted? This select print feature originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of DS News.

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A Tough Market Means Tough Decisions

The rebound of the mortgage and housing market is good news for all except those who work in the counter-cyclical segments, such as foreclosure and REO services. This print feature originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of DS News magazine.

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In Search of the Next Generation

If the residential valuations industry was a football field, many appraisers would tell you they’re sitting on the 50-yard-line, with no book of plays, no running back, and a star quarterback who is on vacation. Editor's note: This select print feature appeared in the September 2015 issue of DS News.

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The Gift of Hindsight: Did Prime Loans Cause the Mortgage Crisis?

But a new analysis of the mortgage crisis, which cost millions of families their homes and brought down storied financial institutions such as Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual, suggests prime loans, not subprime, were the major driver and “the crisis was not solely, or even primarily, a subprime sector event.” This select print feature will appear in the August 2015 issue of DS News.

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The Five Pillars of Risk Management

As a mortgage banker, originator or servicer, you may be thinking, “Can the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) interfere with my supplier and service provider relationships?” If you’re asking that question, it is useful to learn more about the CFPB’s vendor oversight expectations. Editor's note: This select print feature is scheduled to appear in the July 2015 issue of DS News, available on July 1.

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Numbers Don’t Lie: Complaints to the CFPB May Not Be What They Seem

In fact, the industry discovered that simply analyzing data from the CFPB is not enough, especially since the database arrives with its own built-in bias—that bias being the very nature of the database itself. It collects complaints, not praises, and ignores the larger universe of loans serviced nationwide. To fill the void of well-rounded data, Black Knight Financial Services and the Five Star Institute jumped into the missing space and used data from the CFPB database and its own analytics to inform its latest white paper on CFPB complaints. This select print feature originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of DS News magazine.

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