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Kristina Brewer is the Editorial Assistant of Publications for the Five Star Institute, including DS News and MReport magazine. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas (UNT), where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in rhetoric and writing and a minor in global marketing. During this time, she served as Director of Philanthropy in the national women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha, of which she is an alumna. Her passion for philanthropy continued after university when she was an intern at Keep Denton Beautiful, a local partner of Keep America Beautiful, where she drove membership, organized events, and led social media campaigns. Brewer honed her writing at the North Texas Daily, UNT’s student-run newspaper where she wrote about faculty, mentorship, and student life. Brewer also previously worked at Optimus Business Plans where she helped start-ups create funding proposals, risk assessments, and management plans.

The Week Ahead: A Look at Delinquency Rates

Serious delinquencies in Texas and Florida increased significantly, according to the Loan Performance Insights report released by CoreLogic in July. The report, which looks at foreclosure and delinquency activity, will be updated again this week covering the month of May ...

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RMPS Selected as Bay Point Advisors as Subservicer

RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation (RPMS), one of the nation's largest non-bank mortgage servicing companies, announced it has been selected as a subservicing partner for Bay Point Advisors, LLC.    Bay Point Advisors, an Atlanta-based private lender, provides small and medium-sized businesses with ...

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Tracking the Progress of GSE Single Security

Since 2012, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been working with the FHFA to create their common securitization platform (CSP) in order to manage the GSE’s securitization activities. These will eventually include the issuance of a single mortgage-backed security by ...

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BCFP Amends Consumer Privacy Regulation

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) has announced an update in legislation aimed at easing the burden on financial institutions and reducing the risk of consumer confusion. Through Regulation P, legislation has been updated that amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, ...

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Finding a Home in this Day and Age

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A recent report from Trulia questions the effect of your neighbors’ age on local home price and home buying opportunities. The report states that studying the ages of the people surrounding your neighborhood—or your perspective neighborhood—can give you a sense ...

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ALAW Announces Merger With Felty and Lembright

ALAW, a creditors’ rights law firm which provides default, litigation, collection, title, and closing services to the mortgage banking industry, has announced its merger with Cleveland, Ohio based creditors’ rights law firm Felty and Lembright Co., L.P.A. Current Felty and ...

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Before the Next Disaster Strikes

After 2017, a year of natural disasters that racked up nearly $306 billion dollars in total economic losses, organizations in the mortgage and housing industry are taking heed and proceeding into the 2018 disaster season and beyond with caution and ...

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