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Author Archives: Kristina Brewer

Kristina Brewer is the Editorial Assistant of Publications for the Five Star Institute, including DS News and MReport magazine. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas (UNT), where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in rhetoric and writing and a minor in global marketing. During this time, she served as Director of Philanthropy in the national women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha, of which she is an alumna. Her passion for philanthropy continued after university when she was an intern at Keep Denton Beautiful, a local partner of Keep America Beautiful, where she drove membership, organized events, and led social media campaigns. Brewer honed her writing at the North Texas Daily, UNT’s student-run newspaper where she wrote about faculty, mentorship, and student life. Brewer also previously worked at Optimus Business Plans where she helped start-ups create funding proposals, risk assessments, and management plans.

Soldiering On: Addressing the Mortgage Needs of Veterans

When service members come home, they deserve to have a place to call home. Industry leaders have come together to form a council providing support to veteran’s assistance programs addressing the struggles behind this fight. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the August issue of MReport.

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The Week Ahead: Checking in on Housing Forecasts

On Tuesday, Metrostudy will be hosting its quarterly Housing Forecast Webcast at 2 p.m. EST. Agenda highlights for the webcast include: National Update - Metrostudy Chief Economist, Mark Boud, will present a state of the union ...

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Law Firms Merge to Better Serve Consumers

ALAW, a creditors’ rights law firm which provides default, litigation, collection, title, and closing services to the mortgage banking industry, has announced its merger with Cleveland, Ohio based ...

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Gateway Mortgage Group Hires New CEO

Kevin Stitt, chairman and CEO of Gateway Mortgage Group, LLC, one of the largest privately held mortgage origination and servicing companies in the United States, has announced the appointment ...

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PRMI Promotes Four Executives

Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI) has announced the promotion of four of its executives: Tom George as EVP and Chief Production Officer, Ruth Green as EVP and COO, ...

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Why Wells Fargo Agreed to Pay a $2B Penalty

On Wednesday, Wells Fargo agreed to pay a fine of more than $2 billion for allegedly misrepresenting the quality of loans used in Residential Mortgage Backed Securities. Here's why the bank agreed to pay this amount in a settlement with the Department of Justice.

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The Numbers Making the Market

Home prices continued their steady year-over-year incline in May, reaching a price growth of 6.4 percent since May 2017, according to the most recent Case-Shiller Home Price Index ...

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