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The Weekly Roundup
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:41:46 +0000

On Thursday Bankrate, Freddie Mac, and Bloomberg all released week-over-week reports, detailing changes experienced in mortgage rates and other market-health indicators.

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Black Knight Financial Services Launches Risk Mitigation Tool
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:27:17 +0000

Black Knight’s newest tool will allow companies to efficiently identify impending liabilities and minimize title insurance claims.

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Ask the Economist: Robert Dietz, Ph.D.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:27:18 +0000

Robert Dietz, Ph.D., Chief Economist and SVP for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), discussed the challenges with home building, what high builder confidence means for the housing market, and how GDP and job growth will affect home sales. Editors note: this exclusive interview appeared in the February issue of DS News.

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Home Values Stay Strong Despite Rising Rates
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:23:37 +0000

A recent report from FHFA stated that home prices are up more than 6 percent year-over-year, with many states seeing double-digit growth.

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New Treasury Secretary Announces Ambitious Goals
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:05:13 +0000

New Treasury Secretary wants to propel economic growth to 3 percent or higher.
Mnuchin wants to pass a new tax-code overhaul by August, which some say is unrealistic.

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Black Knight Financial Releases Latest Foreclosure Findings
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:01:11 +0000

The report found that the U.S. loan delinquency rate is on the decline and foreclosure starts are over 70,000.

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Ocwen Teams to Help CA Homeowners, Announces Q4 Results
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:05:50 +0000

Ocwen partners with NID and NAACP to provide loan modification options to Los Angeles homeowners, and releases their Q4 2016 financial results.

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Big Banks Awaiting Trump’s Changes in Home Lending
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:54:00 +0000

Big banks such as JP Morgan, Bank of America, and Citibank may be back in the home loan business if President Trump’s deregulation plan goes into effect.

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Five Minutes With Michael Danlag
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:47:36 +0000

DS News sat down with Michael Danlang, VP and Global Head of Service Delivery with Sutherland Mortgage Services, Inc., to discuss how technology will enhance practices within the mortgage servicing industry. Editor's note: this feature appeared in the February issue of DS News.

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Nationstar Finishes Strong
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:59:17 +0000

On Wednesday, Nationstar posted its Q4 2016 and full year 2016 financial results and gave a hint of key strategies that the servicer will focus on in 2017.

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