Home / Print Features (page 12)

Print Features

  • 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. ...

Expediting the Empties

Housing and Mortgage News

  Select Print Feature, originally appeared in the May, 2013 issue of DS News Magazine. Can servicers and their partners in the field work through the many obstacles that come with fast-tracking vacant foreclosures? Several jurisdictions are considering legislation or ...

Read More »

Reflecting on Reform Legislation

Legislation, Mortgage and Compliance News

  Select Print Feature, originally appeared in the September 2013 issue of DS News Magazine.   Barney Frank served as a U.S. Congressman, representing the fourth district of Massachusetts, from 1981 to 2012 and occupied the chairman’s seat of the House Financial Services ...

Read More »

Butterfly Effect

Special Print Feature, originally appeared in the May 2013 issue of DS News Magazine.   By Jerry Alt The days of winging it are long gone for our universe of distressed assets and loss recovery—the result of a chain reaction that inexorably ...

Read More »

The Home Stretch

Special Print Feature, originally appeared in the May 2013 issue of DS News Magazine.   By John Alkire With the housing crisis winding down, servicers are warming up for what could be a whole new ballgame in mortgage servicing. I played a fair ...

Read More »

Judicious Property Manager Needed

Amid budget cuts and promises to eliminate waste, the government is bleeding billions to maintain and secure vacant, underutilized federally owned properties. Special Print Feature, originally appeared in the April 2013 issue of DS News Magazine.

Read More »

Zombie Land

Special Print Feature, originally appeared in the May 2013 issue of DS News Magazine.   By Georgie Palafox   Vacant foreclosures pose risks and challenges to investors, servicers, and their partners in the field and can have devastating effects on local communities. ...

Read More »

Comparing Valuation Measures

Compliance Valuation Measures

Special Print Feature, originally appeared in the August 2013 issue of DS News Magazine. By Steve Albert, Ernie Durbin, and Tami Rund Without question, accurate valuation data is critical to your business, but how do you determine which method to use for ...

Read More »

Cost of Compliance: Consolidation

The default servicing space is narrowing under new legislated regulations. “The bottom line is that doing the necessary work of protecting our financial system and its customers comes with a cost.” Those words were spoken by Federal Reserve Governor Elizabeth ...

Read More »

GET YOUR DAILY DOSE OF DS NEWS

Featuring daily updates on foreclosure, REO, and the secondary market, DS News has the timely and relevant content you need to stay at the top of your game. Get each day’s most important default servicing news and market information delivered directly to your inbox, complimentary, when you subscribe.