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Investor Urges Owners to “Quick Close” Homes

Certain investment practices of buying homes for cents on the dollar are being viewed as capitalizing on the damages caused by the recent hurricanes, according to a recent article, but other organizations have a different plan to aid homeowners. Investors ...

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Industry Reacts to September Employment Report

The U.S. Department of Labor released its September 2017 Employment Situation Friday revealing how real estate, mortgage, and construction jobs faired over the month. Take a look at how industry experts are interpreting the data.

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Charting the Path Forward

The housing market is no stranger to disaster—especially Hurricanes. But 2017 brought to light new challenges facing the industry: Hurricane Harvey, a record-breaking storm, and Hurricane Irma that followed barely a week later on the coat-tails of its predecessor. Editor’s Note: This article was originally featured in the October issue of DS News, available now.

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Mr. Cooper Supporting Customers Affected by Harvey and Irma

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, the dream of homeownership is shaken as people face the challenge of rebuilding their homes and their lives. But in the face of hardship, the industry continues to band together in various ways. This story is just one of many.

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Readjusting After the Storms: Fed Rates

In their most recent projections, The Fed indicated one more rate hike in 2017. However, the implications of Hurricane Harvey and Irma hitting the U.S. coast could mean a holding back through the end of the year.

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Homeowners in Florida Brace for Irma

Hurricane Irma is speculated to hit Florida Sunday, but with uncertainties for the future of the National Flood Insurance Program, Florida may be in danger of experiencing the full consequences of lapsed insurance.

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