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July 2021

SitusAMC Further Unifies Offering With Integration Of String

New York, NY – July 28, 2021 – SitusAMC Holdings Corp. (“SitusAMC”), a leading provider of innovative, trusted solutions supporting the entire lifecycle of real estate finance, announced that String Real Estate Information Services (“String), a prominent provider of title search, production and curative services, has been integrated into SitusAMC and will now be referred to as SitusAMC Title Production Services.

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June 2021

SitusAMC Names Garry P. Herdler Chief Financial Officer

New York, NY (June 30, 2021) – SitusAMC Holdings Corp. (“SitusAMC”), a leading provider of innovative, trusted solutions supporting the entire lifecycle of real estate finance, announced that Garry P. Herdler has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2021. In his role, Mr. Herdler is responsible for advancement of SitusAMC’s processes, systems, funding, and financial strategies globally. Mr. Herdler succeeds Dave DeClark, who is retiring from SitusAMC.

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May 2021

SitusAMC Announces India Pandemic Relief Aid

New York, NY (May 27, 2021) – SitusAMC Holdings Corp. (“SitusAMC”), a leading provider of innovative, trusted solutions supporting the entire lifecycle of real estate finance, today announced a comprehensive program to provide relief aid for the firm’s 3,200+ India-based employees and their families impacted by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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On The Hill with Craig Phillips
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On The Hill with Craig Phillips
Residential Real Estate

On the Hill Episode 10: Craig Phillips, Former Counselor to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

In this episode of On the Hill, Tim Rood, Head of Industry Relations, talks with Craig Phillips, a Wall Street veteran and the top housing advisor to former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. For the first time, Phillips takes us behind the scenes in the Trump administration and talks frankly about why efforts to move Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of conservatorship failed.

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Talented professionals working together
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Talented professionals working together
Talent

The Skills Gap: Why Smart Companies Are 'Renting' Talent in Post-COVID World

In a post-pandemic world, business leaders are radically rethinking their approach to hiring and managing talent. The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the need to respond nimbly to chaotic change, manage fixed costs, accelerate productivity and innovate more quickly. Many firms are looking to reposition, seeking critical skill sets and experience to help them evolve, innovate and stay agile amid rising disruption and volatility.

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Suburban neighborhood houses during daytime
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Suburban neighborhood houses during daytime
RRE Technology

Lenders Deploy Technology to Reduce Compliance Risk

Consumer protection regulations in the mortgage lending process have grown exponentially since the Great Recession. U.S. lenders must comply with federal mandates, regulations from 50 different states and nearly 200 different license types utilized by non-banks. Every step of the mortgage lending process requires specific disclosures, creating significant regulatory compliance risks. Fortunately, technology is quickly evolving to address the challenge.

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Top 5 Bottom 5 Metros 2021 Q1
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Top 5 Bottom 5 Metros 2021 Q1
Commercial Real Estate

The Top 5 and Bottom 5 Metros in Q1 2021

Key metro areas in the U.S. are rebounding quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic, although some market shifts from the last year persist, according to SitusAMC Insights Top 5 Bottom 5 Metro ranking for Q1 2021. This proprietary quantitative and qualitative analysis ranks the top investment opportunities for each of the major property types from a relative value vs. price perspective, using the weighted average of NPI-NCREIF total returns across commercial real estate sectors (apartment, industrial, retail, office).

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A couple moving into a new house
Commercial Real Estate

How Technology Is Transforming Warehouse Lending

Following the Great Financial Crisis of 2008, many of the nation’s largest banks began gravitating away from mortgage origination, concerned about higher risks, lower profits, and a changing regulatory environment. Over the last decade, independent mortgage banks (IMBs) or so-called “nonbanks” have filled the gap. Warehouse lenders extend short-term lines of credit to IMBs, secured by real estate collateral, allowing nonbanks to fund loans in their names rather than as a broker. IMBs originate and quickly sell the loans into the secondary market and pay the lender back.

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