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Author Archives: Rachel Williams

Rachel Williams attended Texas Christian University (TCU), where she graduated with Magna Cum Laude with a dual Bachelor of Arts in English and History. Williams is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, widely recognized as the nation’s most prestigious honor society. Subsequent to graduating from TCU, Williams joined the Five Star Institute as an editorial intern, advancing to staff writer, associate editor and is currently the editor in chief and head of corporate communications. She has over a decade of editorial experience with a primary focus on the U.S. residential mortgage industry and financial markets. Williams resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband. She can be reached at Rachel.Williams@DNews.com.

Hail to the Chief: Nationstar COO Tony Ebers

Hail to the Chief Tony Ebers

Tony Ebers was recently appointed Nationstar’s Chief Operating Officer—a newly created position. See what he plans to tackle in this exclusive interview. Editor's note: This story first appeared in the June issue of DS News, available now.

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Demystifying the Economics of Housing

Dwight Johnston, Chief Economist, California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues on the economics and politics of the housing market and the trends that are likely to impact it during the year. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the May issue of DS News, out now.

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Affinity Worldwide Announces OwnAmerica Equity Investment

The purchase deepens the partnership between OwnAmerica and two of Affinity Worldwide’s real estate-related entities, Think Realty and National Real Estate Insurance Group (NREIG).

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The Week Ahead: Catching Up With the Fed

This week the Fed will release its May Consumer Credit Report and most recent Balance Sheet. Last month the Fed found that consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted rate of 3-1/4 percent. Take a look at what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

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Five Star’s Ed Delgado Criticizes Senate HUD Nomination Hold

On Thursday, it was reported that U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) has placed a blanket hold on all nominations for vacant positions within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Sen. Duckworth made this move after not receiving a ...

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Ocwen’s Ron Faris Announces Retirement, Glen Messina to Succeed

Ocwen Financial Corporation, a leading financial services holding company, announced on Thursday that President and CEO Ron Faris is retiring after 27 years with the company. Faris will remain President and CEO through June 30, 2018 and will remain a consultant ...

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Clarifire and SoftWorks AI Announce Partnership

The intersection of Clarifire’s intelligent workflows and SoftWorks AI’s innovative information recognition capabilities will enable both companies to strengthen their respective automation solution sets and provide clients with unmatched performance and flexibility.

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LoanCare Welcomes EVP of Strategy and Business Development

LoanCare, a national provider of full-service subservicing and interim subservicing headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, announced that Rodney Moss will succeed Gene Ross in the role of EVP of Strategy and Business Development.

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