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What is Causing the Decline in Single-Family Authorizations?

BuildFax’s latest Housing Health Report revealed year-over-year declines in single-family housing authorizations, as they have fallen 2.75% since 2018. Also seeing declines are existing housing maintenance volume (0.75%) and existing remodel volume (0.33%).  The report uses U.S. property condition and history data to deliver economic trends, includes information on the states that had the largest … The post What is …

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HUD Announces Residential Reverse Mortgage Sale

Here’s how to become a bidder in HUD’s latest residential reverse mortgage sale, consisting of approximately 1,500 reverse mortgage notes secured by properties with a loan balance of approximately $330 million. The post HUD Announces Residential Reverse Mortgage Sale appeared first on DSNews.

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Hispanic Influence on the Housing Market

Despite high foreclosure rates, Hispanics are one of the fastest growing group of homeowners in the U.S. Here’s how this group is bouncing back from a 50-year low. The post Hispanic Influence on the Housing Market appeared first on DSNews.

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Hurricane Barry Brings Risk of Damage to Louisiana

Analysis by CoreLogic shows that 339,480 homes in Louisiana face the danger of flood damage due to Tropical Storm Barry.  The report states that 32.6% of homes in the state are located within a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA), and homeowners are required to purchase flood insurance in these designated areas when their mortgages are … The post Hurricane Barry …

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The Riskiness of Real Estate

The 2019 Unison Volatility Index covers how investors and homeowners can reduce risk and volatility by diversifying portfolios. The post The Riskiness of Real Estate appeared first on DSNews.

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Suzy Lindblom Named Planet Home Lending COO

lanet Home Lending, LLC (PHL), a national mortgage lender and servicer, has named Suzy Lindblom COO. Lindblom, who was previously EVP of National Operations, replaces the company’s retiring COO, Michael Kula. The post Suzy Lindblom Named Planet Home Lending COO appeared first on DSNews.

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