FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

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The missing question in Yellen’s Congress discussion

What is next for national economic policy?
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen achieved the primary goal of any new Fed chief and avoided any obvious land mines. But what was lacking in the dialogue, both from Yellen and the media, was a serious discussion of what’s next for national economic policy.
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Consumers make saving a main priority

Could this boost consumer spending?
The latest report from the Commerce Department said that consumer spending is barely increasing since households are taking advantage of rising incomes to boost savings to their highest level in nearly three years.
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Fannie Mae joins e-document revolution

Partners with DocuSign, will offer e-signatures for several documents
Fannie Mae joins the electronic document revolution. The government-sponsored enterprise announced that it is partnering with DocuSign to provide an "easy, fast, and secure way" to execute agreements with Fannie Mae by allowing electronic signatures on several of its documents.
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MBA adds 27 new members in October

Growth of Mortgage Bankers Association continues
The Mortgage Bankers Association announced that it welcomed 27 new members in the month of October, as it continues to push its membership beyond 2,200 organizations. Here are the MBA's new members.
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Here are 4 reasons to stay invested in US housing

The stock market may be volatile, but housing isn’t
While the stock market has been volatile the past few months, the housing market hasn’t. In a sponsored content piece in Quartz, PIMCO outlined four reasons why there are still plenty of opportunities left in housing.
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