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DSNews Webcast: Tuesday 11/3/2015

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Bank of America’s troubles with residential mortgage-backed securities are not over yet. According to the bank’s quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the bank has agreed to pay 335 million dollars to settle a federal lawsuit that claims ...

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DS News Webcast: Friday 10/30/2015

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In a nationwide survey of real estate investors bidding on single-family residential properties offered for auction during the third quarter of 2015, online real estate marketplace Auction.com found that flipping is still the preferred strategy over hold-to-rent. Largely due to ...

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Five Star Hosts Appraisal Theory: Back to Fundamentals

The Five Star Institute National Appraisal Congress recently hosted a webinar titled "Appraisal Theory: Back to Fundamentals,” presented by Ed Pinto, Codirector and Chief Risk Officer for the International Center on Housing Risk at the American Enterprise Institute.

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DS News Webcast: Thursday 10/29/2015

The credit risk transfer programs implemented by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in order to transfers a portion of its credit risk on certain Single-Family loans to private capital markets investors and minimize taxpayer risk are relatively new at only two years old. But ...

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DS News Webcast: Wednesday 10/28/2015

National vacancy rates for both rental and homeowner housing inched slightly upward year-over-year in Q3, according to data released by the Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau on Tuesday. The vacancy rate for rental housing in Q3 2015 was 7 point ...

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DS News Webcast: Tuesday 10/27/2015

Nonbank participation in the mortgage market reached its highest level in two decades during 2014, according to Freddie Mac’s October Insight & Outlook report released Monday. The market share of non-depository, independent mortgage companies tumbled after the Great Recession with ...

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DS News Webcast: Monday 10/26/2015

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All-cash transactions comprised nearly 31 percent of all single-family residential home sales nationwide in July 2015, marking a decline of more than three full percentage points year-over-year, according to CoreLogic cash sales data released on Friday. With July’s decline, the cash sales ...

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DS News Webcast: Friday 10/23/2015

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Ocwen Financial Corporation failed four metrics and was deemed to have failed six others in an independent settlement monitor’s review of the servicer’s entire residential mortgage loan portfolio covering the second half of 2014, according to the monitor’s report filed with the U.S. ...

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DS News Webcast: Thursday 10/22/2015

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As part of Washington’s continued focus on reducing regulatory burden for Main Street, the House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee convened on Wednesday to discuss a series of recently proposed bills aimed at achieving this goal. Some of these bills have received ...

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DS News Webcast: Wednesday 10/21/2015

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The composite consumer credit default index tumbled by seven basis points from August to September, driven by substantial declines in both the first and second mortgage default rates, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices for ...

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