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Luxury footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood appears to have one foot out the door in the Hollywood Hills, where his home has come up for sale at $2.679 million. Perched atop a hillside lot, the two-story house takes in panoramic views capturing the city, canyon and ocean. The 2,240 square feet of updated living space contains an open kitchen and living Read more…


Southern states including Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Arkansas held some of the largest volumes of non-current loans in the country. As of December 2019, Mississippi holds the highest volume at 9.99%, though this is a month-over-month decline from November’s 10.44%, and a 0.93% decline year-over-year, according to Black Knight’s First Look at December 2019 data. All top five states in Read more…


Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News On September 13, 2019, two changes went into effect in New York State that impact the ability of Limited Liability Companies to buy and sell residential real property. New York State amended Tax Law Section 1409(a) and added subsection (h) to Section 11-205 of New York City’s Read more…


The Lew House, a noted work of modernist architect Richard Neutra, has come up for lease in the Hollywood Hills for $26,000 a month. Set above Sunset Plaza on a steep hillside, the 1958-built residence was expanded and restored more than a decade ago by the design-build firm Marmol Radziner. A prime example of Neutra’s postwar style, the multilevel house Read more…


The San Antonio Spurs are currently fighting for a playoff spot, but once the season is over, point guard Patty Mills will have a nice spot to relax. The veteran recently paid $1.92 million for a coastal home in Hawaii, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The breezy retreat spans an acre in Haleiwa, a waterfront community on the north Read more…


Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News From increased fraud risk to the ongoing low-volume foreclosure environment, those working in financial services and default servicing law faced a multitude of challenges in 2019. Here at the dawn of a new decade, DS News spoke to an array of subject-matter experts representing the firms and Read more…


Many foreclosures during the recession occurred in minority or disadvantaged neighborhoods, the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University (JSHS) notes, but in a paper recently published in City and Community, Jackelyn Hwang, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stanford, takes a closer look at how foreclosure purchases shift at the neighborhood level, with a focus on Boston. In her Read more…


Action-film star Jason Statham and model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley have sold their beach house in Malibu for $18.5 million, records show. Located in the Malibu Colony enclave, the two-story contemporary stands out from its tight-packed neighbors with black shingles covering the exterior. Inside, 3,909 square feet of renovated interior belies the subdued facade with light hues, white oak floors and expanses Read more…


This 93-year-old hideaway tucked into the Beverly Hills Post Office area has enjoyed a full life. Past residents include Katharine Hepburn and Boris Karloff, who transformed the one-acre estate into a verdant retreat full of terraced gardens, rolling lawns, eucalyptus hedges, orchards and a rose garden. These days, the home has been home to noted producer John Goldwyn and hotelier Read more…


Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News An order for discharge in bankruptcy acts as an injunction against any act to collect, recover, or offset a discharged debt. This includes the commencement or continuation of a lawsuit for same. The United States Code sections 524 and 105 authorize a court to impose civil contempt Read more…


In January 2019, Microsoft announced an investment of $500 million in affordable housing in the Seattle area. This month, the tech giant followed up the announcement with a $250 million increase to their affordable housing initiative in the form of a line of credit to the Washington State Finance Commission. According to Microsoft, this line of credit will enable the Read more…


LERETA, LLC, a provider of real estate tax and flood services for mortgage servicers nationwide, has tapped Michael Whiting as SVP of tax operations in its Dallas office. Whiting is responsible for continuing to enhance the technical innovation and client engagement of LERETA’s tax, oil and gas and trust business. “Michael has the industry experience and leadership background that will Read more…


Rapper French Montana is shooting for the stars in Hidden Hills. Four years after buying Selena Gomez’s Mediterranean mansion for $3.3 million, he’s trying to double his money by listing the property for sale at $6.599 million. The steep price hike reflects a bit of remodeling. The rapper painted over Gomez’s bold tones of purple and turquoise and added a Read more…


Guests stepping into the dining room of Bella Thorne’s Sherman Oaks home might find it hard to believe the actress once loathed pink; just about everything in the space is in various shades of the color, from the hot-pink walls to the pastel rose-hued pendant chair suspended from the ceiling. “I used to hate the color when I was younger,” Read more…


Rentec Direct has partnered with The Closing Docs, an automated income verification company, to expedite and enhance the tenant screening process for landlords and property managers. By incorporating this solution from The Closing Docs, Rentec Direct users can now easily order automated income verification reports during the tenant screening process. “As a landlord myself, I understand the importance of carefully Read more…