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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. Contact Christina at christina.hughesbabb@thefivestar.com.

Updates on Statewide Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoria

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the impetus for federal foreclosure prevention measures. Many states also have taken their own measures. The legal-news site JDSupra has provided a summary of the most-recent statewide foreclosure and eviction moratoria updates. Its updates specifically ...

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Hubzu Launches Mobile App

Online real estate marketing platform, Hubzu, today announced it launched a new mobile app that will give residential real estate buyers on-the-go access to the power and functionality of the Hubzu platform, the company said. With this new app, Hubzu ...

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Fintech Vs. Traditional Lending Risks

Fintech reportedly is allowing lenders to close on mortgage loans faster than in the past, and, especially as the market shifts increasingly digital, all signs point to its growth in mortgage lending. Researchers have found fintech lenders tend to take ...

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Red States/Blue States: Housing Data Reveals Key Differences

A record number of Americans have voted early in November's presidential election. Due to the heightened interest, researchers at Realtor.com are doing their part to help anticipate results. They pose the following questions, "Where do the deeply etched red-state/blue-state splits ...

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First American Announces ServiceMac Acquisition

Santa Ana California-based First American Financial Corporation, global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, and mortgage subservicing company ServiceMac, LLC, announced today the signing of an agreement for First American’s acquisition of ServiceMac. ...

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