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CASHING IN ON THE CASH-OUT REFINANCE BOOM

Over the past year, the red-hot housing market has given many homeowners a bounty of tappable equity that has risen so quickly it’s all but burst through the roofs of their very houses.

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5 REASONS TO INCLUDE BROKER-MANAGED ASSUMPTIONS IN YOUR MSR VALUATION

You’ve finally tossed those outdated servicing grids aside in favor of more precise mortgage servicing rights (MSR) valuation. Congratulations!

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MORTGAGE FORBEARANCE IS ENDING: WHICH MARKETS MAY BE MOST VULNERABLE TO FORECLOSURE ACTIVITY?

With just under 1.6 million mortgages in forbearance as of mid-September 2021 and the federal foreclosure moratorium lifted at the end of July, is there some way we can gauge which markets might be most vulnerable to foreclosure?

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