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Kerri Panchuk is an attorney and financial writer with more than a decade of experience covering real estate, default servicing, residential mortgage-backed securities, retail, macroeconomics, and commercial real estate. Panchuk graduated from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and Texas Tech University. Panchuk previously served DSNews.com as online managing editor/producer and webcast anchor and is currently a contributing writer and editor for the MReport. Panchuk is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Portfolio Lender TD Bank Braces for Lending Growth

During the mortgage crisis, portfolio lenders like TD Bank stood out as financial institutions that embraced the idea of quality underwriting and lending—especially since they kept loans in-house, taking the risk on their own balance sheets.

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National Appraisal Congress Testifies Before the Appraiser Qualifications Board

Members of the National Appraisal Congress, a Five Star Institute Membership Group that advocates and develops sustainable solutions for the residential valuations industry, recently met with members of Congress and appraisal regulators to deliver a comprehensive solution for training the next generation of appraisers while removing existing inefficiencies from the process.

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Mortgage REITs Fail to Catch a Wave

KBW called the third quarter difficult and estimates mREIT book values will fall 3.5 percent quarter-over-quarter, with more mREITs reporting earning misses than positive results. To make matters worse, KBW noted that “while nearly half the group cut dividends in 3Q we expect management commentary to suggest more cuts ahead.”

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Fannie Mae: Promising Signs in Housing Despite Economic Headwinds

The macroeconomic picture in the U.S. continues to battle economic headwinds—namely a September jobs report that came in below expectations and an appreciating dollar which will pressure the already growing U.S. trade deficit, Fannie Mae said. Yet, housing remains in a fairly positive zone, considering all of the factors weighing it down.

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