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Why is Mortgage Default Risk Rising?
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:53:22 +0000

The probability of default in a mortgage loan increased in the first quarter of 2018 compared with 2017, according to recent data. Click through to learn what factors are responsible for the rise in default risk.

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Can Consumers Fulfill Their Debt Obligations?
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:44:00 +0000

While consumers expect the access to credit to tighten over the next few months, here’s what a New York Fed survey revealed about consumer expectations on home prices and debt payments.

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The Top 10 Cities for Retirement
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:22:19 +0000

From metros that offer the lowest cost of living, to those where the annual cost of in-home services is the cheapest, here’s a list of cities that are best suited for those looking to hang up their spurs.

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Ginnie Mae’s Outstanding MBS Balance Approaches $2T
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:53:56 +0000

The Government National Mortgage Association has released an update on its issuance and outstanding unpaid balances of mortgage-backed securities. Click through to learn more about the state of Ginnie Mae's MBS issuance.

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The Benefits of Perfecting Loan Collateral
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:03:27 +0000

The right documentation can increase the portfolio value of servicers. During a webinar on Tuesday, experts gave insights into how perfected collateral could help servicers increase their profits and establish best practices in mortgage loan servicing.

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Natural Disasters Impacting Delinquency Rates
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:00:54 +0000

As the rest of the country experiences lower rates of loans in delinquency, certain areas of the country have felt the sting of recent natural disasters. See how California's wildfires may impact delinquency rates in the coming months.

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Auction.com Team Help Drive $39B in National Sales
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:21:43 +0000

The team at Auction.com has helped to bring local expertise on a national scale through digital innovation and client service in the real estate industry.

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Ellie Mae Launches Latest Release of Encompass
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:58:47 +0000

Ellie Mae's latest release will help lenders of all sizes originate more loans, lower origination costs and shorten the time to close with compliance, efficiency, and quality.

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How Much Does it Cost to Keep a Home?
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:26:23 +0000

Owners don't stop spending even if they have a mortgage paid off and annual maintenance costs can be quite expensive depending on your ZIP code.

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Courts Address Condo Laws, But Questions Remain
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:15:44 +0000

A pair of recent court rulings sought to address lingering questions in the arena of Illinois condo foreclosure law, but seemingly contradictory sets of guidance have left stakeholders in need of further clarification.

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