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Author Archives: Joey Pizzolato

Joey Pizzolato is the Online Editor of DS News and MReport. He is a graduate of Spalding University, where he holds a holds an MFA in Writing as well as DePaul University, where he received a B.A. in English. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in a variety of print and online journals and magazines. To contact Pizzolato, email [email protected]

SecureView Donates $100,000 to Red Cross Harvey Relief Efforts

As of Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Harvey’s effects are still being felt in southeast Texas as it moves toward Louisiana, and the resulting floods have caused thousands to flee their homes in the Houston area alone. But one company is taking the first steps to contribute to the relief effort.

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Update: Hurricane Harvey and Flood Insurance

Hurricane Harvey has been hovering over southeast Texas, dropping record amounts of rain on Houston and the surrounding area. A new report shows that there are a number of properties in risk of flooding that are outside the Special Flood Hazard Areas, meaning flood insurance isn’t a requirement for those with federally insured mortgages.

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Seniors Overreaching

Mortgage Risk

In a recent brief the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) examined the financial tradeoffs of entering into a reverse mortgage at the age of 62.

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Mortgage Options for Veterans

Originally introduced by Representative Marc Veasey (D-Texas) in June, the goal of a new bill could change requirements in the National Housing Act in order to help veterans make an informed decision when deciding which route to take when buying a home.

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And the Verdict is?

Ten-X held a live webinar on Tuesday with EVP Rick Sharga to discuss his views on the state of the economy in this 2017 mid-year housing update.

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Mortgage Industry Veteran Joins Cause to Help Nation’s Heroes

Operation Homefront, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving our military heroes after they return home from service, has recently announced the appointment of JK Huey to its Board of Directors after her retirement from Wells Fargo. Huey brings over 35 years’ experience in the mortgage industry to the cause.

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