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Appraisal Institute selects Jim Murrett as new vice president

Begins one-year term on Jan. 1
The Appraisal Institute announced the election of Jim Murrett to serve as the organization’s vice president in 2016. Murrett’s one-year term at the Appraisal Institute will begin Jan. 1, followed by one year each as president-elect, president and immediate past president.
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Rick Perry: Clinton policies caused housing crisis

Warns another crash is coming; advocates ending Fannie, Freddie
In a speech last week in New York, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry positioned himself, surprisingly, as a populist ready to take on Wall Street, laid the blame of the housing crisis on the “destructive homeownership policies” of the Clinton administration, and warned that the next crisis is coming.
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Ocwen tanks in wake of poor second quarter results

Stock drops more than 30% in early trading
After seeing its income from operations in the second quarter fall nearly $100 million from last year and despite the company’s CEO saying that the company “made positive strides on many fronts in the second quarter,” Ocwen Financial is taking a beating on the stock market on Friday. So what's causing Ocwen's drop?
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New study details impact of foreclosures on communities

Points to the role mortgage servicers, investors play in negative effects
A new paper published in the journal Housing Policy Debate points to the role of mortgage servicers as a critical factor in whether or not a neighborhood or community experiences the negative effects commonly associated with foreclosure sales. Are they onto something?
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This is why millennials need a new credit scoring system

Turns out they WANT credit, but just can't GET credit
Are Millennials interested in obtaining credit after witnessing their families struggle as a result of the recent recession? ID Analytics conducted a study on their credit scores to figure out where they stand. The answer may surprise you.
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