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HUD to the Rescue
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:18:28 +0000

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is taking further steps to fulfill its mission in creating strong, sustainable and affordable communities throughout the country, this time through foreclosure protection in response to the flash flooding that recently occurred in West Virginia.

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2017’s Hottest Neighborhoods for Homebuyers
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:25:55 +0000

There are a number of factors potential homebuyers consider when trying to find the perfect neighborhood, such as being near downtown or being close to a job that allows for high growth. See if your neighborhood made the list.

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Million Dollar ZIPs
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:34:26 +0000

Increasing home prices aren’t a trend that just the middle and lower classes are experiencing—those in the million-dollar range are noticing, too. In fact, some of those that used to not have a million-dollar price tag now do.

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Freddie Mac is ACE
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:57:30 +0000

Through its new automated collateral evaluation or ACE program, Freddie Mac is working towards reducing costs while improving timely delivery of appraisals for potential homebuyers and homeowners looking to refinance. Take a look at when it will become available and how properties qualify here.

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Meet Mr. Cooper
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:00:04 +0000

Nationstar Mortgage announced officially Monday morning at the opening bell of the NYSE its transition to Mr. Cooper. DS News sat down with their CEO and Chairman, Jay Bray, to discuss this much anticipated rebranding in this exclusive interview about this monumental change.

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Week Ahead: Ten-X EVP Talks Housing Bubble
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:00:04 +0000

There has been talk around the housing and mortgage industry that there could be another housing bubble, but Ten-X EVP Rick Sharga recently said that not the case. See what he has to say as well as what else is coming in The Week Ahead.

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Student Debt Up, Homeownership Down
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:30:29 +0000

The CFPB released data that showing nearly half of school borrowers are bogged down with at least $20,000 of student debt—double what it was 10 years ago. How will this affect homeownership?

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Economy in a Nutshell
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:10:15 +0000

In a recent report, industry voices came together discussing economic trends associated with the mortgage finance industry. See what they had to say here.

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Inside, Outside U.S.A.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:59:42 +0000

Indoor space might not be as big of a deal as once thought, according to a recent study. Homebuyers are more interested in a larger backyard.

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Cash Making a Comeback
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:30:56 +0000

It’s slim pickings in the housing market, and today’s dwindling inventory is prompting higher than normal cash sales. Usually, not many like to invest a lot of cash into real estate, so why the recent change?

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