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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. ...

As Summer Heat Rises, So Do REO Sales

With strong demand and not enough inventory to go around, this summer buying season is expected to be white-hot. Here are some of the steps REO managers need to take to maximize profits during these summer months. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News, out now.

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Protecting Borrowers Through Tech

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New tools are easing the loan handoff from origination to servicing, and helping servicers better predict borrowers who are at risk of default. Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July issue of DS News, out now.

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DS News July: How Tech Is Transforming Mortgage Servicing

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The July print edition of DS News tackles emerging tech, lender-placed insurance guidelines, REO property management, and more. Click through for an exclusive sneak peek at what’s inside our next issue.

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Financial Services Law Firms Navigate Modern Challenges

Counsel's Corner Steve Lindberg

Steven C. Lindberg, Managing Partner, Anselmo Lindberg & Associates LLC, speaks to DS News about navigating a low-default environment, staying on top of compliance, and adapting to an evolving market. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the June issue of DS News.

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Ask the Economist: Industry Trends & Lessons from Hurricane Season

Ask the Economist June 2016

Equifax Deputy Chief Economist Gunnar Blix discusses housing and economic trends, as well as lessons learned from recent natural disasters. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the June issue of DS News.

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Today’s Top Challenges for Financial Services Law Firms

Counsel's Corner - Steven Lindberg

Steven C. Lindberg, Managing Partner, Anselmo Lindberg & Associates, breaks down the biggest hurdles facing financial services firms in 2018. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the June issue of DS News.

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Rental Investment: Teaming to Benefit the Bottom Line

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How your financing partner can make or break your rental investment business, and the ways you can determine what options are right for your growing portfolio. Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the June issue of DS News, out now.

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Untangling the Web of Foreclosure Complications

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New legislation in Washington State aims to define how and when servicers can rescue abandoned properties—learn what the law entails and its possible nationwide impact. Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the June 2018 issue of DS News, out now.

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Field Services Technology: Directing Traffic, Driving Progress

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Field services technology platforms have proven themselves most efficient in acting as traffic controllers on the property information highway. Editor's note: This story first appeared in the June 2018 edition of DS News, available now.

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Hail to the Chief: Nationstar COO Tony Ebers

Hail to the Chief Tony Ebers

Tony Ebers was recently appointed Nationstar’s Chief Operating Officer—a newly created position. See what he plans to tackle in this exclusive interview. Editor's note: This story first appeared in the June issue of DS News, available now.

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