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Hurricane Florence’s Long-Term Impact

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, storm surges and water damage will force many residents of the Carolinas to lose their homes. What is the long term impact of the damage on housing?

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Addressing Manufactured Home Misconceptions

There are many misconceptions about manufactured homes, and a recent report aims to set the record straight. See how manufactured homes stack up to traditional homes.

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Negative Equity Falls Across the U.S.

A new study has found that homeowners with negative equity, those who owe more on their mortgage than the value of their home, are decreasing. Here’s how rising home equity can support additional consumption spending and home improvement expenditures.

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The Impact of Ellie Mae’s Encompass Consumer Connect

Ellie Mae has announced since the launch of their Encompass Consumer Connect in early July 2018, over 1000 unique lender sites have been established and over 6,000 unique borrowers have created accounts to complete home loans.

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Finicity Partners with Capsilon

Finicity, a provider of real-time financial data aggregation and insights, recently announced an integration agreement with Capsilon, a provider of intelligent process automation software for the mortgage industry.

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Real Estate vs. Wire Fraud

With the industry facing increased attention from cyber-criminals, here are some of the steps housing professionals should be taking to secure their information, and that of their clients.

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What’s Impacting Default Rates?

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The mortgage default rate rose just slightly, staying relatively strong in August even with the impact form natural disasters. See what factors are keeping defaults down.

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Robert Klein Honored at Five Star Conference

The Five Star Conference honored the late Robert Klein at the Conference's annual Keys for Life with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In this video spotlight, see what impact Klein had on the housing industry.

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Spotlight on D&I and Default Servicing Trends

The last day of the Five Star Conference saw attendees taking home the lessons learned on the most pressing issues of the day in three different areas of the mortgage industry. Here are the highlights of the conversations that made a difference.

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And the Women in Housing Awards Recipients Are …

The recipients of the 2018 inaugural Keystone Awards were announced at the 2018 Women in Housing Awards Banquet at the Five Star Conference. Click through to learn which of the 25 finalists received this recognition.

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