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Connecting Homebuyers to REO Properties

James Vinci, VP, and CTO, Equator spoke to DS News on how technology can help to make the buying and selling of default property an easier option for all stakeholders.

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Housing and Technology Converge for Five Star Fintech Summit

digital lending

With the 2018 Five Star Single-Family Rental Summit wrapping up on Wednesday afternoon, the next big Five Star event followed close on its heels—the inaugural Five Star Fintech Summit. Convening inside the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, the first ...

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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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The Opportunities and Challenges of Blockchain in Mortgage Servicing

Blockchain is creating a lot of buzz—and a lot of confusion. Primarily, this technology offers the capacity to record and monitor transactions in what is called a distributed ledger (a decentralized database). Each block is a record of new transactions ...

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New Cryptocurrency Offering Backed by Real Estate

Hyland introduces digital tool

The cryptocurrency landscape is something of a wild frontier at the moment, with new cryptocurrencies being introduced all the time. Bitcoin is by far the best known of them, but even Bitcoin’s long-term legacy remains unwritten, to say nothing of ...

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Trusting Data: How Technology Can Lead to Paperless Documentation

I was recently traveling in eastern Europe leaving a country that was a former member of the Soviet Union. Before boarding the plane, I was stopped by that country’s immigration officers. They asked to see my travel itinerary, and I ...

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Quickening Mortgage Innovation in an Industry Slow to Change

Stacey Caster is VP, Technology Communications at Quicken Loans, where she previously worked as Director of Telecommunications. Prior to joining Quicken Loans, Caster was Director of Infrastructure Operations at DTE Energy, working to oversee back-end infrastructure for over 10,000 employees ...

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Freddie Mac: Innovating and Learning in a Fast-Fail Environment

In your job as Mortgage Innovation Director, what does a typical day look like? We have always done innovation at Freddie Mac, but we’re making big investments and improving our Loan Advisor Suite for our customers. Beyond just the sourcing ...

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