Daren Blomquist

Daren Blomquist

With RealtyTrac since 2001, Daren Blomquist has been instrumental in many facets of the company’s business as it has transformed into the industry leader it is today. In addition to being one of the company’s longest-term employees, Daren is RealtyTrac’s primary media spokesperson and resident go-to expert on foreclosure statistics and trends.

ARTICLES

  • Mortgages: Has Dodd-Frank failed?

    Industry needed its 250 new standards

    The need for Wall Street Reform arose precisely because the financial industry was under-regulated. No less an authority than Alan Greenspan, the former head of the Federal Reserve and chief architect of the less-regulation approach, told Congress in 2008 that “those of us who have looked to the self-interest of lending institutions to protect shareholders equity, myself included, are in a state of shocked disbelief.” 


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  • From HW Magazine

    Searching off radar

    Creative buyers, brokers keep sales volume humming despite lack of listings
    Many in the real estate industry believe there is a listing shortage, but a close look at the numbers suggests that buyers in most markets are purchasing homes in increasingly larger volumes — even if some of those sales involve off-market homes not listed for sale.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Epic fail

    Foreclosure review settlement shakes down big banks, rewards guilty borrowers
    The $9.3 billion foreclosure agreement between 13 mortgage servicers and two government agencies regulating them was memorialized recently, setting into motion a process that will result in...
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