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Krista Franks Brock is a writer and editor who has covered the mortgage banking and default servicing industries since 2011. Previously, she served as managing editor of DS News and Southern Distinction, a regional lifestyle publication. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including Consumers Digest, Dallas Style and Design, DS News and DSNews.com, MReport and theMReport.com. She holds degrees in journalism and art from the University of Georgia.

Just How Available Is Mortgage Credit?

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Mortgage credit access is expanding, but the data sometimes gives a misleading picture of who’s getting mortgages and from where. Here’s what a report focusing on mortgage denial rates found.

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Millennial Homebuyers Go on a Shopping Spree

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The Census Bureau released its second quarter homeownership and vacancy data, revealing a jump in the homeownership rates among young Americans from last year. What is driving more millennials to the housing market?

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Housing Supply vs. Home Sales

Persistently low inventory is defining this year’s housing market and contributing to slower sales, especially in the western region of the country, a report found. But here’s the silver lining for homeowners and sellers.

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10 Metros With the Greatest ROI for Homeowners

A study found that the annualized return on home sales in the nation’s 100 largest metros ranges from 2 percent to 14 percent. Here’s a look at the metros that top the list. Hint: Homeowners in the Northeast stand to gain the most.

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Aging Baby Boomers and the Housing Market?

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Accounting for 46 million homes, the baby boomer generation is beginning to enter the age when many leave the housing market. Here’s what a Fannie Mae study found on who would take the place of these aging homeowners.

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