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A Ticking Timebomb

While flood damage is estimated to increase by 61% over the next 30 years, rates of flood insurance coverage lag behind—a mounting threat for property owners. Natascha DeVries, VP, Account Management at ServiceLink National Flood examines this impact.

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Fannie Mae Moves To AWS

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, has announced that Fannie Mae, a source of financing for mortgages in the U.S., is using AWS to help solve the biggest challenges in housing. Fannie Mae uses the breadth and depth of AWS capabilities, ...

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CPFB Issues New Rule on LIBOR-Linked Accounts

A criminal London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) rate-setting conspiracy that implicated major international banks has resulted in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalizing a rule to transition away from the LIBOR interest rate index for all consumer financial products starting in 2022.  The rule establishes how creditors must select replacement indices for existing ...

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Empowering Call Centers in the Digital Age

Delivering a great customer experience has become more challenging than ever. Stephen Staid of Sourcepoint discusses how to empower call centers and associates with technology that ensures every borrower interaction is a positive one.

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Tight Inventory Causes Record Home Price Growth

Another record has fallen as CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for October 2021 revealed that home prices increased by 18% year-over-year, the highest level seen since the index was started 45 years ago.  However, on a monthly basis home prices grew by 1.2% since September; ...

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Essent Guaranty Names New President

Essent Group Ltd. has announced the promotion of Christopher G. Curran to the role of President of Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance and subsidiary of Essent Group Ltd. As President, Curran will have responsibility for the overall operations of the mortgage insurance ...

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Refis Reduce Mortgage Payments by $1.3B a Month

Black Knight Inc., has released the latest iteration of it Mortgage Monitor Report which looks at how rising interest rates affect the dynamics of the refinance lending market.  According to Black Knight Data & Analytics President Ben Graboske, historic refinance activity during the pandemic resulted ...

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A Keen Eye

It’s critical to correctly value distressed assets as they come out of foreclosure. Ken Dicks, Director of Appraisal Compliance & Initiatives for Reggora, shares his perspective with DS News this month.

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