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  • The Mortgage Market: 10 Years, 10 Big Changes

    More than a decade after the financial crisis, the residential mortgage market has undergone fundamental shifts. How must servicers adapt to better serve the needs of this transformed landscape? ...

  • Up in the Air: Assisting Borrowers in Default

    From leveraging technology to the critical human element, here's how servicers and industry professionals are working to guide defaulting borrowers through a stressful time period and back to solid ground. Editor's note: this feature originally appeared in the May edition of DS News. ...

  • The Age of the Super-Servicer

    How are default servicing professionals helping the mortgage industry see fewer defaults and delinquencies? The answer is simple: communication, communication, communication. ...

  • GSE Reform: Guarding the Market

    Editor's note: This piece originally appeared in the April edition of DS News, available online. GSE reform may be the new “third rail” of American politics, and maybe that’s not such a bad thing. When Congress gets involved, regardless of your perspective, the old adage applies: be careful what you...

  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: A Matter of Definition

    A recent court of appeals decision could impact creditors in Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases—and it all comes down to defining the term “provided for.” Editor's note: this story originally appeared in the April 2019 edition of DS News. ...

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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Working in the Clouds

Cloud-based file sharing can save money, increase security, and improve efficiencies for servicers. Here are five reasons it’s time to get your head—and your business—into the clouds. Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the February issue of DS News, out now.

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Adapt, Evolve, and Remember the Basics

As property technology innovation continues, field services companies must ensure they don’t lose their commitment to the human element along the way. Editor’s note: This feature appeared in the February issue of DS News, out now.

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Unlocking Loss Mitigation

If and when the current economic boom takes a downward turn, servicers will need to rely on three critical elements to help support their loss mitigation efforts: data, technology, and people. Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the February issue of DS News, out now.

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Looking for Solutions

From technological advances to examining existing processes with an eye toward increased efficiency, here’s how default servicing is changing in 2019. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the February issue of DS News, out now.

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Top 25 Women of Law, Part 3

In the final part of this series, we highlight the achievements of these formidable women lawyers have made their mark in the industry. Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News.

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