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Tory Barringer began his journalism career in early 2011, working as a writer for the University of Texas at Arlington's student newspaper before joining the DS News team in 2012. In addition to contributing to DSNews.com, he is also the online editor for DS News' sister publication, MReport, which focuses on mortgage banking news.

Leading Economic Indicators Grow at Moderate Pace

Manufacturing growth slowed from December to January, according to an early February report from the Institute for Supply Management. Meanwhile, permits for future home construction dropped 0.7 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.05 million, the Commerce Department said.

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Fannie Mae Reports Reduced Income for Q4, Full Year 2014

Based on its net worth—about $3.7 billion—Fannie Mae said it will pay $1.9 billion in dividends to Treasury, per the terms of the GSEs' amended bailout agreement. As of March, the company will have paid a total of $136.4 billion to taxpayers on the $116.1 billion it drew as a result of the financial meltdown.

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Fed: Household Debt Increases

Balances went up across most categories, led by a $39 billion increase in mortgage debt to a total of $8.2 trillion. Student loan debt—a commonly cited obstacle for recent college graduates interested in owning a home—followed closely, increasing $31 billion to a total of $1.2 trillion.

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RedVision Celebrates Huge Growth in Abstracting Coverage

RedVision, an independent provider of real property title data, search examination, and curative-ready solutions to customers nationwide, announced Tuesday that it has expanded its in-house abstracting coverage by 154 percent since 2013—and it's only expected to keep growing. As of ...

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