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Author Archives: Cristin Espinosa

Cristin Espinosa is a reporter for DS News and MReport. She graduated from Southern Methodist University where she worked as an editor and later as a digital media producer for The Daily Campus. She has a broadcast background as well, serving as a producer for SMU-TV. She wrote for the food section during her fellowship at The Dallas Morning News and has also contributed to Advocate Magazine and The Dallas Observer.

Finding Ways to Communicate with Consumers Remotely

In the latest episode of DS5’s Inside the Industry, we speak with Candace Russell, VP of Post Sale at Carrington. She provides insight into the complexities of forbearance and how the industry has adapted to working remotely. “There’s some real ...

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Foreclosures May Be Subject to ‘Drastic Changes’ Next Year

In the latest episode of DS5’s Inside the Industry, we’re speaking with Elizabeth Squires, Director of Client Account Management at Safeguard Properties. She discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on the property preservation sector and foreclosure volumes. Squires also speaks about what challenges 2021 may ...

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Housing Trends and Georgia’s Political Fortunes

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Georgia surprised the nation during this presidential election when it turned blue for the first time in 28 years. According to a new report from Redfin, recent migration from liberal parts of the country to Georgia may have been a ...

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Navigating a Potential Bankruptcy Surge

In this week’s special extended edition of DS5: Inside the Industry, BK Global CEO Brad Geisen discusses the challenges his industry might face in the coming years including anticipated unemployment and bankruptcies and the potential impact on homeownership. "Bankruptcy is ...

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Top 10 Safest Cities in the U.S.

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2020 has posed new safety concerns across the country—from spikes in COVID-19 cases, to recent wildfires, storms, and other natural disasters. Still, problems like crime and financial safety continue to be cause for concerns for many cities. WalletHub recently released ...

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FHFA Announces Milestone Toward Ending Conservatorships

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released a final rule to the Federal Register for publication today that establishes a new regulatory capital framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, also known as the Enterprises. The final rule makes changes ...

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FHA 2020 Report Shows How It Helped Struggling Homeowners

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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released its 2020 annual report today, which covers the financial status of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund and its Single Family insurance programs.  The 2020 FHA report emphasizes how the government agency helped homeowners ...

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