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Collingwood’s Tim Rood: Moving Mortgage Forward

Tim Rood is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Collingwood Group, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group for the housing and mortgage industries. Collingwood works to identify and secure business opportunities with the federal government and the GSEs; helps financial services ...

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Rental Markets vs. Buyer Markets

non-owner-occupied

Do real estate market conditions favor buying or renting? The Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent Index is designed to provide guidance to consumers struggling with that choice. The index, conceived by faculty from Florida International and Florida Atlantic ...

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The Impact of Amazon’s HQ2

The hottest question in business for the past six months has been, “Where will Amazon build its second headquarters?” With many cities still in the mix, it's still anyone's guess ... but Zillow thinks it has it figured out. A new ...

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How Did Texas Housing Weather Hurricane Harvey?

low income households

When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas last summer, many housing experts worried what the megastorm's effect on the market would be. Turns out, their fears of a wounded market were needless. "Despite the devastation of Hurricane Harvey,” said Kaki Lybbert, Chairman ...

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PennyMac Selects Nordis Technologies as Print/Mail Partner

Nordis Technologies, based in Coral Springs, Flordia, has secured a major new customer, PennyMac Financial Services Inc., a leading national residential mortgage lender and loan servicer, for its print and mail services. Nordis is ramping up production and distribution of ...

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Prober & Raphael President Dean Prober Passes Away

Dean Prober, Senior Partner and President of the California-based firm of Prober & Raphael, has passed away. According to a media statement from Prober & Raphael, Prober passed away on March 1, 2018, surrounded by his family and following a battle ...

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Bankruptcy Judge Backs Lehman Brothers in RMBS Suit

A New York bankruptcy judge has ruled that Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. will have to pay around $2.4 billion to investors in order to settle disputes over toxic residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) sold by the bank during the financial crisis. ...

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