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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. ...

Bettering Mortgage Link by Link

Editor’s note: this feature originally appeared in the March issue of DS News, out now. You have to look no further than the front page of the Wall Street Journal to learn about Bitcoin these days. Its exponential rise in ...

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Chains of Knowledge

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DS News, out now. While today’s technological landscape is evolving at a breakneck pace, many of the core aspects of the housing and default servicing industries remain rooted in the same ...

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Exclusive Content: What’s New in DS News Magazine?

The latest issue of DS News magazine is now available in print and online, taking you deeper into the topics and challenges facing the housing and default servicing industries. The spectacular rise (and recent fall) of Bitcoin prices have helped ...

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Five Minutes With: John Vella, Chief Revenue Officer of Altisource

DS News talks with Chief Revenue Officer of Altisource John Vella as he shares his views on the challenges impacting the industry in 2018, as well as how new technology is helping servicers manage cost.

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Is the Sky Falling Over the Housing Market?

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the February issue of DS News, out now. As we go deeper into 2018, it’s safe to say the housing industry is poised for further growth. More first-time homebuyers are reported to be flooding ...

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Scoring the Unscorable

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the February issue of DS News, out now. Following the credit crisis of 2008, the economic recovery has stabilized consumer credit markets and led to a rebound of credit availability for consumers. Despite a ...

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Legal Update: Focus on FEMA and Foreclosures

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. During the week of September 4, 2017, most Floridians sought shelter and boarded homes and businesses in anticipation of a direct hit by then-Category 5 Hurricane ...

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Appeals Court Expands Ohio Statute of Limitations Decision

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. Recently, the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals expanded upon the Ohio Supreme Court’s Holden decision. In Holden, the court had determined that a ...

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In Massachusetts, Lost Notes Create Headaches for Services

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In Massachusetts, in the seminal decision Eaton v. Federal National Mortgage Association, 462 Mass.569 (2012), the Supreme Judicial Court has held that the statutory power of ...

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