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Distressed Property Investing in the Coming Year

As foreclosure moratoria expire in 2021, depending on actual and anticipated extensions, there are a couple of likely scenarios for servicers, says real estate investor and contributor to Millionacres, a Motley Fool publication, Liz Brumer. In the end, she concludes ...

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Housing Trends and Georgia’s Political Fortunes

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Georgia surprised the nation during this presidential election when it turned blue for the first time in 28 years. According to a new report from Redfin, recent migration from liberal parts of the country to Georgia may have been a ...

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Increasing Natural Disasters Endanger Affordable Housing Supply

Flooding and other natural disasters are increasing, scientists say, putting the nation's already dwindling affordable housing supply at risk, according to a peer-reviewed environmental research paper entitled, "Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Threaten Affordable Housing," by Climate Central and the National ...

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Real Estate Valuations in a Time of Crisis

On Wednesday, January 20 from 1-2 p.m. CST, a panel of industry pundits will participate in a complimentary virtual roundtable session presented by Clear Capital entitled "Managing Mortgage Servicing Challenges in Uncertain Times: How Modern Real Estate Valuations Will Help." ...

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FHFA Extends Foreclosure Moratorium

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FHFA Wednesday announced the fourth extension of its foreclosure and eviction moratorium through "at least" January 31. This extension will continue the moratorium on single-family foreclosures and real estate owned (REO) evictions until at least January 31, 2021, according to ...

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FHA Raises Single-Family Loan Limits

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Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced higher loan limits for 2021. The guidelines apply to the administration's Single Family Title II forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) Mortgage insurance programs. The rise in loan limits correlates with nationwide home price appreciation ...

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The CFPB Adds Five to Its Executive Team

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced additions to its executive team. According to a press release, the bureau—"which helps consumer finance markets work by regularly identifying and addressing outdated, unnecessary, or unduly burdensome regulations, by making rules more effective, ...

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