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  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

An Eye on Real Estate Closings

An expert examines the impact of Georgia's law on witness only closings and what lenders should do to avoid risking substantial losses on "witness-only" closings in the state.

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D.C.’s Address Confidentiality Act

Here are the potential challenges that servicers are likely to face due to legislation that may affect their ability to adequately assess title on certain properties in Washington, D.C. Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News.

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Super-Priority Issues Linger in D.C.

Here’s how a ruling on condominium liens by the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is affecting other similar cases. Editor’s Note: This article originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now.

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The “Meaningful Attorney Involvement” Standard

Here’s why law firms serving clients in the default industry must be familiar with cases addressing “meaningful attorney involvement.” Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News, out now.

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RESPA Damages Denied for Delinquent Mortgagor

An analysis of what constitutes “actual damages” for borrowers under RESPA gives insights into how borrowers making false claims under this Act are likely to face an uphill task. Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News, out now.

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