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Author Archives: Krista Franks Brock

Krista Franks Brock is a professional writer and editor who has covered the mortgage banking and default servicing sectors since 2011. Previously, she served as managing editor of DS News and Southern Distinction, a regional lifestyle publication. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including Consumers Digest, Dallas Style and Design, DS News and DSNews.com, MReport and theMReport.com. She holds degrees in journalism and art from the University of Georgia.

Four Direct Ways to Impact Housing Affordability

This year, proposals have begun making their way to Congress aimed at helping ease the tight supply and rising prices that are preventing many—particularly low-income Americans—from finding affordable housing. However, Jenny Schuetz, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at the Metropolitan ...

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Freddie Mac Announces Q2 Results

Freddie Mac

On Tuesday, the GSE provided an update on how it fared during 2018’s second quarter, spotlighting “strong business revenues” and a “favorable litigation judgment.” Click through to learn all the details.

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Is The Financial Benefit of Homeownership Shrinking?

House for rent

Homeownership makes more financial sense than renting overall, but the savings are shrinking in the 100 largest metros, according to a report. See what it found on how owning a home compares to renting one.

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Homeownership Gets a Boost from Young Americans

homebuyers

The homeownership rate ticked up slightly from last year, prompted by a jump in millennial owners, according to a Census Bureau survey. Here are some of the factors that are driving more buyers from this generation to purchase a house.

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Facing the Future of Housing

New homes are getting bigger, more expensive, more energy efficient, and more high-tech. That’s the consensus of Porch, a home improvement network that connects homeowners with professionals. Porch researched housing construction trends to determine the most common features of homes ...

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