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  • Affordability Challenges and Optimism: The Housing Market’s Road Ahead

    Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses affordability, student debt, and other factors impacting housing. Editor's note: this piece originally appeared in the April edition of DS News. ...

  • Leaning Into Tax Lien Investing

    This “investment secret” has been edging closer to the mainstream among real estate investors, but it remains a confusing and often intimidating strategy. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the March issue of DS News. ...

  • Fintech: A Change in the Mortgage Ecosystem

    How can emergent technologies such as AI alter the course of the mortgage landscape from origination to servicing? ...

  • Investing in the Zone

    Opportunity zones offer real estate investors strong incentives to invest in designated low-income census tracts. Here’s why these zones could be the next big thing. ...

  • Following Mortgage Fintech Into the Future

    Where are the big banks putting their fintech investment dollars? Regional lenders can follow their lead and find a pathway leading straight into the future. ...

Leaning Into Tax Lien Investing

This “investment secret” has been edging closer to the mainstream among real estate investors, but it remains a confusing and often intimidating strategy. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the March issue of DS News.

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Investing in the Zone

Opportunity zones offer real estate investors strong incentives to invest in designated low-income census tracts. Here’s why these zones could be the next big thing.

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Artificial Intelligence, Real World Results

Emerging capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to transform default property servicing. Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the March issue of DS News, out now.

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Managing Risk in a Changing Mortgage Environment

Donna Corley, SVP, Single-Family, Chief Risk Officer, Freddie Mac, spoke to DS News about why the current environment comes with its own challenges for servicing and underwriting loans. Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the March issue of DS News, out now.

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Ask the Economist with Mark Boud

Here's what Mark Boud, SVP and Chief Economist at Metrostudy had to say about the trends in the housing market, the affordability crisis, and the reasons he was drawn to economics. Editor's Note: This interview originally appeared in the February issue of DS News.

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