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An Eye on Real Estate Closings

An expert examines the impact of Georgia's law on witness only closings and what lenders should do to avoid risking substantial losses on "witness-only" closings in the state.

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Georgia Addresses Statute on Execution of Documents

Despite the passage of time, many documents important to lenders and servicers in Georgia are not being executed in accordance with the new requirement passed by the Georgia legislature in 2015. Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now.

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Favorable Conditions For SFR Investment in Many Cities

It could be a great time to invest in rental properties, according to a recent report that measures the ratio of wealth accumulated through home equity versus the ratio of wealth accumulated through renting. Eight cities listed in the 20-City Composite favor renting, while eight favor buying. Four major metro areas could sway in either direction at the end of Q2.

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McCalla Raymer Expands in Georgia, Adds Three New Partners

Default services law firm McCalla Raymer announced the opening of four new offices in Georgia to serve its residential closing department, and at the same time announced the addition of three new partners, Pilar Gigante, Heather Ison and Deb Kalish, to the firm.

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Regulators Take Possession of Georgia Bank

State and federal regulators announced Friday the closing of a Georgia bank, putting the 2014 national bank failure tally at 13. Georgia's Department of Banking and Finance took possession of Conyers-based Eastside Commercial Bank, appointing FDIC as receiver.

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