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FHFA Unveils New Plans to Make Mortgages Easier to Obtain

May Have a Positive Impact on Continued Recovery
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on May 15, 2014 in  2014  Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty  Fannie Mae  Mortgages  Real Estate Finance
FHFA Unveils New Plans to Make Mortgages Easier to Obtain Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Tight lending conditions have been blamed for hindering the housing recovery, but a series of announcements by the Federal Housing Finance Agency on Tuesday could be the long-awaited easing that many sidelined borrowers had been hoping for. The FHFA’s new director, Mel Watt, made several announcements Tuesday that departed from his predecessors and aim to maintain Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s r... read more

Fannie, Freddie and FHA Shrinking REO Inventories

Another Indicator of Improving Market!
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on May 14, 2013 in  2013  Bank Owned  Fannie Mae  Foreclosure  Home Sales  Inman News  Market Trends  Real Estate
Fannie, Freddie and FHA shrinking REO inventories May 13, 2013   Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA had 189,529 homes in their real estate owned (REO) inventories at the end of March — a 9 percent drop from a year ago and a decline of nearly 36 percent from the 2010 peak,  financial blogger Bill McBride reports. Other institutions — portfolio lenders and loan servicers who collect payments on “private-label” mortgage-backed securities (MBS) — also have stockpiles of REOs, but those inventories ... read more

Survey Shows Americans Upbeat About Housing.

Fannie Mae: Consumers Expect Home Prices And Mortgage Rates To Rise
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on March 08, 2013 in  2013  Economics  Fannie Mae  Home Prices  Home Sales  Inman News  Interest Rates  Market Statistics  Market Trends  Trends
Survey shows Americans upbeat about housing Fannie Mae: Consumers expect home prices and mortgage rates to rise By Teke Wiggin, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Inman News®     Americans continued to view housing as a relative bright spot in the economy, even as their sentiment towards the broader economy and household finances limped along, according to Fannie Mae's February 2013 National Housing Survey.   Americans who believe home prices will increase over the next year and hom... read more


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