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  • Lessons Learned in MBS

    Natalya Vinokurova, Assistant Professor, at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania spoke to DS News on what she learned from her research on MBS and if the housing market is poised to deal with the next crisis. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the November issue of DS News...

  • The Rocky Road to Fee Recovery

    A Court of Appeal has limited the lender’s right to recover attorney’s fees after successfully defending against borrower lawsuits challenging a foreclosure. That means a victory in court could still prove costly. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the November issue of DS News, out ...

  • Opportunity Knocks

    Expanding your real estate broker business requires not only recognizing opportunity when it comes calling but also seeking it out in places and with strategies beyond just what has worked before. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the October issue of DS News. ...

  • Zombieland

    Zombie Property Survival Guide

    Even as the housing market booms, vacant and abandoned “zombie properties” continue to plague many municipalities, lingering reminders of the housing crisis. Here’s how the industry and communities around the nation are working together to take down the zombies. ...

  • The Unforeseen Consequences of Dodd-Frank

    A decade after the housing market’s collapse, some impacts of the Dodd-Frank Act on the appraisal industry are only beginning to be felt … and not all of them were anticipated. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the October issue of DS News, out now. ...

Last Line of Defense: Claims Management

Claims Management serves as the last line of defense before ultimate gains or losses are realized on a default property; thus, perfecting a claims management strategy is critical to minimizing losses and maximizing gains. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the August issue of DS News.

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Innovating Title Operations for the Future

Jill L. Caldwell

With a career spanning three decades in the national title and closing field, Jill Cadwell has honed her expertise in various executive positions at leading title and closing firms. Cadwell is a staunch supporter of technological innovation and an enthusiast ...

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The Changing Face of Default Servicing Litigation

Dan Young received a B.S. from Hope College and a J.D. from Vermont Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York and Vermont and is a member of the New York Bar Association, with his major areas of ...

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Tech Taking Center Stage

Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the August issue of DS News. Since the beginning of this year, I’ve had the opportunity to attend several industry conferences—something that has allowed me to discover the latest news and industry developments, as ...

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The Next Housing Crisis, Plus More From DS News

The latest print edition of DS News is here, and it's packed to the brim with insightful, exclusive content you need to stay abreast of the latest developments in mortgage and default servicing. Here's what you can look forward to ...

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Thriving in a Low-Delinquency Environment

Courtney Thompson, Director, First VP, Default Servicing Operations, Flagstar Bank discusses streamlining communications with borrowers, navigating compliance and how Flagstar has evolved to thrive in a lower-delinquency environment. Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News.

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Insuring Against Collapse

Editor's note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News. The lender-placed insurance (LPI) market may be about to change radically. After six years of discussion, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is expected to approve new ...

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The Factors Impacting Housing Trends

Dr. Lynn Fisher, Resident Scholar and Co-Director of the Center on Housing Markets and Finance, AEI on the rising riskiness of securitized loans and what actions the industry can take to alleviate the current inventory challenges. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News.

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The Road Ahead for Legal League 100

As leadership of the Legal League 100 passes to a new Chair in the form of Roy Diaz, he and departing chair Neil Sherman discuss past accomplishments and future goals of the association with DS News. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News, out now.

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A Decade Unlike Any Other

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DS News takes a retrospective look at the lessons learned over the last 10 years and a look at what lies ahead. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the July issue of DS News, out now.

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