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The State of Mortgage Lending and Servicing

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What trends are impacting the landscape of lending and servicing in 2018? A new survey from the American Bankers Association seeks to provide insights into that topic, having polled 161 banks to assemble its data. The ABA’s 25th Residential Real ...

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Investing in the Future of Default Servicing

Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DS News, out now. With a quarter of 2018 under our belt, it’s clear that our prediction—that the financial service industry will continue to place a high emphasis on strategic ...

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Fitch Examines Top Servicers

According to the latest installment of Fitch’s U.S. RMBS servicer handbook, the American servicing landscape is undergoing significant shifts, much of it driven by merger and acquisition activity among servicers such as Mr. Cooper and Ocwen. 'Strategic positioning and M&A ...

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Collingwood’s Tim Rood: Moving Mortgage Forward

Tim Rood is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Collingwood Group, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group for the housing and mortgage industries. Collingwood works to identify and secure business opportunities with the federal government and the GSEs; helps financial services ...

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Lee Wardlow to Lead Loan Servicing at BOK Financial Mortgage

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based BOK Financial Mortgage, a division of BOK Financial, has named mortgage veteran Lee Wardlow to lead the company’s loan servicing business. Wardlow most recently served 15 years in a mortgage servicing leadership role at Bank of America in ...

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Former Washington Mutual Parent Company Acquires Mr. Cooper

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Nationstar Mortgage, the Coppell, Texas-based mortgage servicing company that recently rebranded itself as Mr. Cooper in an effort to grow out of a niche closely associated with the Great Recession, is merging with the holding company that formerly owned Washington ...

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Is the Sky Falling Over the Housing Market?

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the February issue of DS News, out now. As we go deeper into 2018, it’s safe to say the housing industry is poised for further growth. More first-time homebuyers are reported to be flooding ...

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Safeguard Properties Launches Next-Generation Multimedia Application

Safeguard Properties is launching its next-generation multimedia Photo Direct application, introducing the use of panoramic photos, video, and audio to property preservation work in the field. The company unveiled the enhancements at the 2018 Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) National Mortgage Servicing ...

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