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  • In This Corner: PCV Murcor CEO Keith Murray

    Keith Murray is the president and CEO of PCV Murcor, Real Estate Services. Keith founded PCV Murcor in 1981 as a local real estate appraisal company serving southern California. Since its inception, the company has grown to a nationwide firm that provides a myriad of real estate services throughout the United States. Keith has over 25 years experience in real estate analysis, consultation and valuation. For this installment of In This Corner, Keith discusses how his company tackles the challenges in today's housing market.
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  • Company Touts Online REO Auction

    BankOwnedBids.com, which bills itself as "the first Michigan-based online auction of foreclosed properties," said it had scheduled its first weeklong auction for Apr. 22. The company reported reported what it called "heavy traffic" on the property pages since its site launched earlier this month. A 2-week pre-auction period has allowed buyers time to review the listings and visit properties of interest, ranging from a four-bedroom bungalow with a starting bid of $60 to an updated four-bedroom, three-bath suburban trophy home with starting bid of $191,100.
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  • Industry Vets Launch New Default, REO Vendor

    Industry veterans from Saxon Mortgage Services, now a unit of New York-based Morgan Stanley [stock MS][/stock], and Fannie Mae [stock FNM][/stock] have formed a new REO outsourcer and default services provider, partnering with a Houston-based bank to take a distinct tack on the default business.
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  • How We Got Here From There

    Editor's note: This story appears in the current issue of HousingWire Magazine, hitting subscribers' mailboxes this week. Compared to the breaking-news and opinions on HW online, HousingWire Magazine provides a more in-depth look at the issues, data and people that live in the unique space where finance meets mortgage banking.
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  • Countrywide/BofA Merger Impacts California Defaults

    The July 1 acquisition of Countrywide Financial Corp. by North Carolina-based Bank of America Corp. [stock BAC][/stock] is clearly having an impact on California default activity, with notices of default falling statewide for the third straight month. The vast majority of the drop is tied to loans with the now-combined mortgage operation, according to a report released Tuesday by property information providers ForeclosureRadar.
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