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As Summer Heat Rises, So Do REO Sales

With strong demand and not enough inventory to go around, this summer buying season is expected to be white-hot. Here are some of the steps REO managers need to take to maximize profits during these summer months. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News, out now.

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The Evolution of the REO Landscape

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Patrick McClain, SVP of Hubzu Auction Services, talks to DS News about how the REO space has evolved in recent years, the challenges of operating amidst low foreclosure inventory, and how struggling homeowners are benefitting from options such as short sales.

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Surviving and Thriving in a Low-Foreclosure REO Environment

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Auction.com's VP—Client Performance Management, EJ Kite, speaks to DS News about how the REO space has changed in recent years, and how those operating within it can prepare to not only survive but thrive in the years to come.

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FHFA: Fannie, Freddie Foreclosure Preventions Top 4M in Q4

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) rolled out its fourth-quarter Foreclosure Prevention Report, which shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac zipped up 67,569 foreclosure prevention actions in the fourth quarter of 2017. Across the board, that brings the number ...

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Improving FHA Foreclosure Processes

A new brief released by the Urban Institute explores ways to improve Federal Housing Administration (FHA) foreclosure timelines and conveyance processes so as to drive down costs and make things more efficient. The brief is the third in a series ...

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Exploring Ethics in REO

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On Thursday, February 15, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST, the Five Star FORCE (The Federation of REO Certified Experts) will host the “Ethics Matter” webinar. The presentation will focus on the value of ethics in real estate as ...

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Weathering the Next Storm in REO

It wasn’t the perfect storm, but more like a perfect series of storms: Harvey, Irma, and Maria all hit in swift succession. And while 2017 didn’t set the record for the number of 1,000-year storms (there were six in 2016), ...

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Property Preservation: Gaining Proactivity

DS News sits down with Julie Lindley from REO Management Solutions, LLC to discuss the latest challenges regarding property preservation. Lindley provides her insight on how to make properties great again, and how to be proactive while remaining compassionate in ...

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The Challenges of Investing in REO

DS News talks with Eddie Speed, Founder of NoteSchool to discuss some of the challenges professionals face investing in real estate owned properties—along with solutions and tips moving forward. What can mortgage professionals learn from this? See the exclusive interview ...

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