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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. ...

The Debt Dilemma

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. In February 2017, the financial media sounded the alarm that total U.S. consumer debt was at $12.6 trillion, just a hair short of the $12.7 trillion peak ...

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Full Speed Ahead with Mortgage Tech

New technologies are accelerating the industry processes and increasing consumer satisfaction. Catch up on the top trends that will impact mortgage professionals this year. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DS News, out now.

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The Policy Makers

Some of the industry’s greatest minds discuss the lessons they learned during the housing crisis, and how it’s shaping their stance on housing policy today. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DSNews, out now.

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Counsel’s Corner: Roy A. Diaz, SHD Legal Group

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. Roy A. Diaz is the Managing Shareholder of SHD Legal Group, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Diaz has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1988. ...

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Ask the Economist: NAR’s VP of Research Paul Bishop

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. Paul Bishop, Ph.D. is the VP of Research for the National Association of Realtors. In this role, he leads the Research Division’s survey and market research activities, ...

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Ripple Effect

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, many in the industry began to speculate what impact this would have on home prices, ...

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A Universal Solution to a Universal Problem

Editor’s note: this feature originally appeared in the March issue of DS News, out now.  In the past decade, decreasing volumes on both the servicer and attorney side have forced companies to tighten their belts to remain profitable. One area ...

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Bettering Mortgage Link by Link

Editor’s note: this feature originally appeared in the March issue of DS News, out now. You have to look no further than the front page of the Wall Street Journal to learn about Bitcoin these days. Its exponential rise in ...

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Chains of Knowledge

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DS News, out now. While today’s technological landscape is evolving at a breakneck pace, many of the core aspects of the housing and default servicing industries remain rooted in the same ...

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Exclusive Content: What’s New in DS News Magazine?

The latest issue of DS News magazine is now available in print and online, taking you deeper into the topics and challenges facing the housing and default servicing industries. The spectacular rise (and recent fall) of Bitcoin prices have helped ...

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