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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. ...

Rebuilding Paradise

More than a year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island faces many challenges along the road to recovery. DS News spoke to industry leaders working to facilitate that process. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the November issue of DS News.

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A Focus on 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.

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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 now.

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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.

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Zombie Property Survival Guide

Zombieland

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.

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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.

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The Thin Red Line

Real estate professionals are reporting that borrowers of color with good income and good credit are still finding it challenging to get loans to purchase homes. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the September issue of DS News.

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Tracking Legislative Processes in Financial Services

From ensuring the compliance to laws of different states to educating legislators on the financial services industry, Andrew Boylan, Partner, Risk Management and Compliance at McCarthy & Holthus spoke to DS News about the importance of working with the government. Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the September issue of DS News, out now.

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The Latest in Homeownership

The market for repeat buyers is likely to reaccelerate as inventory increases, according to Tian Liu, Chief Economist, Genworth Mortgage Insurance, who spoke to DS News about homeownership trends and where the housing market is headed in 2019. Editor's note: This feature originally appeared in the September issue of DS News, out now.

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DS News September: Making a Case for D&I

The September print edition of DS News makes a business case for Diversity and Inclusion and perspectives on the state of D&I in the U.S. housing industry. Click through for an exclusive peek at what’s inside our latest edition.

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