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DS5: COVID-19’s Impact on Foreclosure Volumes

The latest installment of DS5: Inside the Industry features a conversation with Daren Blomquist, VP, Market Economics, Auction.com.

Blomquist discussed how foreclosure volumes may be impacted by forbearance plans and if COVID-19 could lead to a rise in abandoned properties. Blomquist said the proactive forbearance in response to the pandemic has given homeowners a chance to "get back on their feet" without being blindsided by foreclosure. 

However, he added that foreclosure volumes are expected to increase due to differed foreclosure activity and new crisis-driven activity that is occurring.

You can watch the full episode at the embed below or at the following link. 

 

About Author: Mike Albanese

Mike Albanese is a reporter for DS News and MReport. He is a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in journalism and a minor in communications. He has worked for publications—both print and online—covering numerous beats. A Connecticut native, Albanese currently resides in Lewisville.
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