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Author Archives: Christina Hughes Babb

Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning news, among others.

Weekly Report Shows Lowest Forbearances in 5 Months

Plan Strategy

The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) has released the Forbearance and Call Volume Survey for this week. The report showed that the overall number of loans now in forbearance plans has decreased by 8 basis points from 7.01% the prior week ...

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FHFA Calls for Feedback on New Strategic Plan

The FHFA recently published its strategic plan for fiscal years 2021-2024. The forecast aims to establish goals necessary for the agency to meet its statutory obligations, according to an FHFA press release. Feedback on the plan must be submitted to ...

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HUD Offers Assistance For Oregon Wildfire Victims

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced federal disaster assistance for the State of Oregon to provide support to homeowners and low-income renters displaced from their homes in areas affected by wildfires and straight-line winds. President ...

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Report Reveals Recent Mortgage Quality Control Trends

GSE loans

ACES Quality Management (ACES), a provider of management software for the financial services industry, this week announced the release of the quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report. The latest report, which provides nationwide loan quality findings based on data from ...

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