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The Single-Family Rental Surge

With skyrocketing home prices, insufficient housing inventory, and crippling student debt, many potential homebuyers simply don’t have the means to save up for a downpayment on a home. For many, that leaves rental as the only option, and a pair ...

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House Bill Would Streamline Volcker Rule

The push to streamline reforms put in place after the financial crisis continues as the House of Representatives has passed a new bill that would streamline the Volcker Rule. Implemented as part of the larger Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and ...

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The Best Cities for America’s Top Expanding Professions

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Securing employment is one of the precursors to homeownership, and the good news is that several growing industries are brimming with opportunity. However, in some cases, the markets teeming with employment opportunities harbor competitive and high-priced housing markets. “A red-hot ...

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Multigenerational Households on the Rise

As of 2016, one in five Americans lived in a multigenerational household. That’s the key revelation from a newly released Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census data, revealing that the percentage of multigenerational American households has reached a level ...

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DCHFA Names Michael Hentrel General Counsel

The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) has appointed a new General Counsel, Michael Hentrel. In April, Hentrel’s tenure began at DCHFA where he is the agency’s lead attorney reporting to DCHFA’s Executive Director/CEO Todd A. Lee. “Michael’s appointment ...

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Premium Title Secures Escrow Licensing in Four New States

Premium Title, a national provider of title and escrow services based in Atlanta, Georgia, announced it has secured escrow licensing in Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington. This additional licensing expands the business’ footprint and allows Premium Title to now provide ...

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Mortgage Contracting Services Adds Three New Executives

Mortgage Contracting Services, LLC (MCS), a national provider of mortgage industry services based in Lewisville, Texas, is pleased to announce that three new executives have joined the company. Bringing their considerable expertise to MCS are CIO Michael Housewright, SVP and ...

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