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Author Archives: Nicole Casperson

Nicole Casperson is the Associate Editor of DS News and MReport. She graduated from Texas Tech University where she received her M.A. in Mass Communications and her B.A. in Journalism. Casperson previously worked as a graduate teaching instructor at Texas Tech's College of Media and Communications. Her thesis will be published by the International Communication Association this fall. To contact Casperson, e-mail: [email protected].

Bettering the Future of Online Lending

The second annual Online Lending Policy Summit commenced on Monday as Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith A. Noreika spoke to the audience about current policy challenges, opportunities for growth, and what the OCC is doing to better online lending.

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Five Star Conference: Where Business Gets Done

The Five Star Conference Expo Hall opened Tuesday morning, bringing lenders, servicers, and a number of other mortgage professionals under one roof. Include, the 2017 conference theme, was a topic widely discussed at the DS News and MReport booth where ...

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Fannie Mae’s Economic Update

Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic Research Group (ESR) released its September 2017 Economic and Housing Outlook, which includes monthly updates on economic development, economic forecast, multifamily market commentary, and housing forecast. This month, the economic developments report revealed an improved ...

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LenderLive Announces New Chief Financial Officer

LenderLive Holdings, Inc., a mortgage services provider, announced Bill Maw has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. Maw joins the company with 20-plus years' financial experience. Prior to joining LenderLive, Maw severed as the Chief Financial Officer of Liquidnet Holdings, ...

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Black Knight Moves Forward as Independent Company

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc., a software and data analytics company announced that it would be rebranding as Black Knight. According to the company the name change is, “effective upon the completion of the, “previously announced distribution by Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF) of its ...

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Over Half of Top 100 Metros at New Highs

Since the housing crash and recession in 2008, some metro areas have made full recoveries, while others continue to struggle. And despite the challenges of the market today—high prices and low inventory— recent data reveals 62 of the top 100 ...

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McCabe, Weisberg & Conway Expands

McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, P.C., (MWC), a default services law firm representing mortgage lenders, banks, mortgage servicers, and financial institutions, announced that it expanded its “one-firm experience” to Florida, following its merger with Clarfield, Okon & Salomone of West Palm Beach. ...

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Assurant Committed to Harvey Relief Efforts

The devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has Assurant, a risk management solutions company, responding to the extensive homeowner and flood insurance claims from Texas and Louisiana. According to Assurant, the company’s First Response Team is prioritizing claims and inquiries from ...

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