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Ginnie Mae Hits $32B in Platinum Securities
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:03:07 +0000

Here's how Ginnie Mae's Platinum Securities aim to provide investors of mortgage-backed securities with greater market and operating efficiencies.

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Financial Stress and Foreclosure Activity
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:55:41 +0000

As consumer confidence appears to drop, how has housing, including foreclosure activity, fared?

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Why Investors are Buying into Single-Family Rental
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:51:43 +0000

Single-family rents have been increasing, investors are using the popularity of single-family rental to their advantage.

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Mortgage Contracting Services and M&M Merger: Industry Outlook
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:47:25 +0000

MCS CEO Caroline Reaves said the acquisition will allow MCS to expand operations in Miami and “strengthen our vendor network nationwide.”

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Counsel’s Corner: Assisting At-Risk Borrowers
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:17:56 +0000

Heather Rogers, Managing Partner, Davidson Fink LLP, spoke to DS News on how the industry is impacted by the drop in foreclosures, what natural disasters have done to the market, and how she plans to move forward as the firm’s newest Managing Partner. 

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Hurricane Relief’s Overlooked Segment
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:31:07 +0000

Two years after Hurricane Harvey, who is being left behind during assistance efforts?

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Residential Real Estate on “Shaky Ground”
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:28:37 +0000

Is the current real estate market recovery just an illusion? In this Video Spotlight, find out why this real estate expert says that the housing market is likely to get worse.

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Studying the Affordability Crisis Across America
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:29:52 +0000

City leaders agree the “we are failing badly” for providing housing to Americans. Here are some of the solutions they propose.

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Top Markets for Home-Flipping Investors
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:04:35 +0000

Picking the right market is key to flipping homes, and a new report examined where the highest percentages of home sales are for flipping or renting out.

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Freddie Mac Releases New Investment Tool
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 21:48:20 +0000

The mapping tool, which is part of Freddie Mac’s Duty to Serve Plan, synchronizes data from multiple sources to help investors better understand opportunities for creating and preserving affordable housing in hard-to-serve markets.

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