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In Case of Emergency

With natural disasters impacting housing markets around the country each year, how should REO managers prepare before and after disaster strikes?

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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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HUD’s Human Touch

From launching a photo blog that highlights the lives of the people it serves to HUD Secretary Carson visiting areas affected by Hurricane Florence, the agency is reaching out to homeowners across the country.

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After Hurricane Michael’s Landfall …

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced disaster assistance for homeowners affected by the category 4 storm that hit the Florida coast on Wednesday. Here’s a breakdown of the estimated property damage.

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What’s Impacting Default Rates?

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The mortgage default rate rose just slightly, staying relatively strong in August even with the impact form natural disasters. See what factors are keeping defaults down.

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Homeowners Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

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From boarding and fortifying their homes to being ready for possible evacuations, homeowners in North and South Carolina, as well as Virginia, are being urged to prepare for Hurricane Florence which was upgraded to a Category 4 Hurricane on Monday. Here are the details.

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Thinking Differently About Natural Disasters

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In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Land Office released a report listing recommendations on how to better handle disasters in the future. Click through to learn the findings and recommendations of this report.

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