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  • Texas Supreme Court Throws the Industry a Lifeline

    Editor's note: This article appears in the April 2021 edition of DS News magazine, available here.  In an enormous victory for lenders and servicers, on January 29, 2021, the Texas Supreme Court affirmed the voiding of a lender’s lien due ‎to the expiration of the statute of limitations does not pre...

  • The Importance of Single-Family Green Mortgage-Backed Securities

    Editor's note: This article appears in the April 2021 issue of DS News magazine, available here.  Arthur Johnson serves as VP of Fannie Mae’s Capital Markets, leading the Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS) Policy team responsible for maintaining the integrity of its securitization programs. The team pro...

  • Strategic Opportunity Zone Investment

    Ellavoz Impact Capital President and CEO Robert Hutchins discusses his company's approach to developing distressed asset communities. ...

  • Some Things Are Better in Bulk

    Bulk title transactions can streamline sales and purchases for investors. ...

  • ‘Early Resolution’ Could Add Extra Complications

    Here’s what one Illinois county’s new residential eviction and consumer debt “Early Resolution Program” could mean for servicers and other stakeholders. ...

Housing Bubble 2.0?

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the December issue of DS News, out now.  In 2008, the economy experienced the historical fall of the housing market and the resulting financial crisis—an epic phenomenon that some feared would grow ...

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Rebuilding and Rethinking

With a new year on the horizon, DS News spoke to half a dozen industry insiders to ascertain the big picture of what 2018 holds for the industry, how the landscape is changing, and what missteps are better left in the rearview as we move forward.

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Ripple Effect

Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and Irma left a swath of destruction that not only impacted many of our island neighbors, but also flooded our cities throughout the entire state of Florida, as well as areas of Georgia, Texas, South Carolina, and the entire island of Puerto Rico. They made us all take stock of what our plan is, and how we might navigate our responsibilities at home or work if we were faced with days, or weeks, of no power, water, or office space.

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Evolution of Cybersecurity

Companies in high-profile industries such as finance, aerospace, military, and housing and mortgage servicing need to be more aggressive with security measures as the risks are generally higher when handling and storing confidential data.

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Fast-Tracking Foreclosure

On the heels of its in-depth focus last summer on both the state of and challenges within the foreclosure market, DS News brings you its third and final installment in its foreclosure solutions series.

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Recovery Through REO

The market may have bounced back, but with housing inventory tighter than ever, many underserved communities are getting pushed out of the market. Does the REO industry have what it takes to inch these areas further toward recovery? Editor's note: ...

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Charting the Path Forward

The housing market is no stranger to disaster—especially Hurricanes. But 2017 brought to light new challenges facing the industry: Hurricane Harvey, a record-breaking storm, and Hurricane Irma that followed barely a week later on the coat-tails of its predecessor. Editor’s Note: This article was originally featured in the October issue of DS News, available now.

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Five Minuets With: Kim Morris on Diversity Practices

DS News sat down with Kim Morris, SVP of Operations at Accumatch, to talk diversity and inclusion, overcoming discrimination, and the mortgage industry in this exclusive interview. Editors Note: This article was originally featured in the September issue of DS News, available now.

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