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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.

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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Delinquencies and Home Equity

home prices

The Urban Institute’s Housing Finance Policy Center released its monthly chartbook, revealing an expanding housing market with rising equity, a low share of adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), and a continuing rise in the presence of nonbank mortgage loan originators. Growing household ...

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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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JPMorgan, Wells Fargo Post Q2 Results

money on graphs

JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Company released their second quarter earnings results Friday, with largely positive results at JPMorgan Chase and less positive news from Wells Fargo. JPMorgan Chase reported $8.3 billion in net income, up from ...

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Is Homeownership Living Up to Its Potential?

A new study that reviewed how lifestyle, societal, and economic trends influenced the likelihood of owning a home found that much of the country’s overall homeownership potential depended on millennials. Here’s why.

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