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Dodd-Frank Rollback to Impact PACE ABS Market

An analysis of the Dodd-Frank Act modifications by Moody’s has found that the amendment to the federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA) passed by the U.S. Senate last week will help clarify certain federal consumer protection responsibilities for participants in ...

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The Reality of Home Prices vs. Home Sales

Home prices in February hit a four-year high, capping a 72-month run in which median home values rose nationally, according to a report by Redfin. But just because the prices went up does not mean sales went up. In fact, ...

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Caliber Home Loans Launches Mobile Platform

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Coppell, Texas-headquartered Caliber Home Loans, Inc. (Caliber), has announced the launch of a new mobile platform. Featuring three mobile phone apps customized for three user groups–borrowers, the Caliber sales force, and their business associates–all users receive real-time information and the ...

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Exclusive Content: What’s New in DS News Magazine?

The latest issue of DS News magazine is now available in print and online, taking you deeper into the topics and challenges facing the housing and default servicing industries. The spectacular rise (and recent fall) of Bitcoin prices have helped ...

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To Expand Servicing Opportunities, Narrow Your Focus

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the February issue of DS News, out now. As the new year gains steam, many mortgage servicers may be looking to fulfill their resolution to find new servicing opportunities to generate more income and ...

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Scoring the Unscorable

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the February issue of DS News, out now. Following the credit crisis of 2008, the economic recovery has stabilized consumer credit markets and led to a rebound of credit availability for consumers. Despite a ...

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Bracing for a Sea of Change in Mortgage Servicing

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the February issue of DS News, out now. Last year was momentous for the housing industry. The economy tracked well as home prices leapt to highs not seen since the Great Recession and existing ...

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Legal Update: Focus on FEMA and Foreclosures

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. During the week of September 4, 2017, most Floridians sought shelter and boarded homes and businesses in anticipation of a direct hit by then-Category 5 Hurricane ...

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