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Amazon’s HQ2: What it Means for Housing
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:56:56 +0000

With the recent release of Amazon’s candidates of cities for its second headquarters location, a new study predicts which housing markets would experience the greatest impact.

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DIMONT Poised for Growth in Mortgage Insurance
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:49:41 +0000

The 2017 hurricane season destroyed thousands of homes, driving activity within the mortgage sector. Dallas-based DIMONT is part of the solution, actively helping borrowers settle claims with its expert team, evidenced by the recovery of more than $2 billion in hazard claims proceeds since 2010.

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The Top 25 Women in Law, Part 3
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:13:47 +0000

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In the January issue of DS News, we were proud to introduce our section on 25 women lawyers who have made their marks in the legal industry. From breaking through the glass ceiling to fighting for the rights of their clients, ...

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Growth in Home Prices Might Slow Down in 2018
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:08:57 +0000

Despite an overvalued market in the Western region, home prices in the U.S. remain affordable, even as rising home prices are expected to see a slowdown during the year, according to a report.

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The Art of the Possible in Mortgage and Tech
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:42:58 +0000

When asked what an average day is like for her, Tracy Stephan, Director of Technology—Enterprise Innovation for Fannie Mae, laughs and replies, “I think we don't have any average days in Innovation.” As head of Fannie’s Enterprise Innovation Team, Stephan says her focus is to “bring external insights and research into the company and share ...

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Congress Passes Stopgap Spending Bill to End Government Shutdown
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:33:51 +0000

6:24 p.m. CST The House has voted and approved stopgap spending bill to fund the government through February 8. The measure now heads to President Trump's desk for final sign-off. __________________________________ 4:08 p.m. CST Several hours after voting to end debate on the stopgap resolution to fund the government through February 8, the Senate passed the resolution ...

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Legal Industry Mourns the Passing of Baker Donelson Co-founder
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:09:55 +0000

Lewis Donelson leaves behind a legacy of outstanding service to the legal profession and the community.

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The Week Ahead: Gauging the Economy With the Chicago Fed
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:00:36 +0000

On Monday at 8:30 a.m. EST, the Chicago Fed will release its National Activity Index, a monthly index tracking inflation and overall economic activity. The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) is a weighted average tracking 85 different monthly economic indicators, drawn from four different categories of data: 1) production and income; 2) employment, unemployment, ...

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Industry Award for CoreLogic’s Real Estate Leaders
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:36:42 +0000

CoreLogic’s Chris Bennett and Gregg Larson have been named to the Swanpoel Power 200 list for 2018 for the fourth consecutive year.

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Ellie Mae Partners with COCC for Digital Mortgage Solutions
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:32:16 +0000

Ellie Mae will provide its Encompass all-in-one mortgage management solution to members of the COCC cooperative that includes banks and credit unions.

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