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Author Archives: Seth Welborn

Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer.

Struggling Neighborhoods and Property Taxes

Ginnie Mae MBS

A recent study revealed that Tax Increment Financing, originally developed to revitalize struggling neighborhoods using property tax increases, has fallen short in some areas. What methods may be used to get TIF back on track?

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Pavaso Appoints New EVP of Capital Markets

Pavaso, a Texas-based digital mortgage closing technology company has announced the appointment of Brenda B. Clem as EVP of Capital Markets. “Pavaso is the developer of the industry's only digital closing platform that brings lenders, title companies and borrowers together ...

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LERETA Appoints New VP

Franklin Mortgage

LERETA, LLC, a provider of real estate tax and flood services for mortgage servicers, has selected Tiffany Stringfellow as its VP of Business Development. In this position, Stringfellow will be responsible for maintaining and growing the relationships with LERETA’s largest clients.

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FHFA Releases Plan to Better Align Fannie and Freddie

The FHFA announced a plan to align programs, policies, and practices that affect the prepayment rates of “To-Be-Announced"-eligible mortgage-backed securities. See how the plan intends to maintain and improve the efficiency and liquidity of the secondary mortgage market.

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Homeowners and High Taxes

In some cities, high taxes are pricing some residents out. Where are taxes adding onto affordability for these homeowners, and where are they going?

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10 Years Later, Where Are They Now?

low income households

This weekend marks "Lehman Brothers Weekend," the 10-year anniversary of the start of the Financial Crisis. See what those instrumental in handling the crisis learned, and how our current housing market compares to the pre-crisis market.

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How Natural Disasters Impact Housing

Natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Florence can wreak havoc on housing. In this Video Spotlight, see what CoreLogic Chief Economist Frank Nothaft has to say about the impact of natural disasters on delinquency rates.

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