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DS5: Forecasting the Future of Housing
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 07:00:10 +0000

The latest episode of DS5: Inside the Industry features a conversation with Rob Dietz, Chief Economist, National Association of Homebuilders. Dietz discusses how the pandemic has impacted the residential construction industry.

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‘Disproportionately Affected’: The Economic Impacts of COVID-19
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 20:33:08 +0000

A new report reveals which types of households face a greater incidence of pandemic-induced income loss.

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Tracking Foreclosures and Distressed Properties
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:29:32 +0000

Jesse Roth, SVP Business Development and Client Management, Auction.com spoke with DS News challenges in the auction process and how the pandemic has interrupted processes. This story originally appeared in the July edition of DS News.

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The Week Ahead: Signs of Improvement in Labor Market
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:17:26 +0000

Also coming in The Week Ahead is an exclusive interview with NAHB’s Chief Economist Rob Dietz on DS5: Inside the Industry.

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4.8M Jobs Added in June
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 17:33:18 +0000

One economist said the market is “clearly” moving in the right direction, which will cause consumer confidence to grow when deciding to purchase a home.

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Mortgage Loan Delinquencies Record Highest Spike in Two Years
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:16:46 +0000

Analysis detects a spike among all types of loans and reveals the characteristics most correlated to defaults. Click through to read more.

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Reshaping Debt Collection
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:11:07 +0000

The CFPB plans to propose new regulations this fall in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Assessing the Pass-Through Assistance Program
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:48:59 +0000

Seth Appleton, Principal EVP, Ginnie Mae, spoke with DS News about how the program came to be so quickly and what the future holds for it. This story originally appeared in the July edition of DS News.

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Loan Denial Rates Decline
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:22:11 +0000

The latest HMDA data reveal declines vary based on the borrowers’ demographic regions.

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Avoiding Foreclosure at All Costs
Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:15:46 +0000

New research highlights areas for improvement in HUD and FHA’s foreclosure prevention actions during the Great Recession with implications for the current market.

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