CFPB proposes 7 big changes to foreclosure process for mortgage servicers

CFPB proposes 7 big changes to foreclosure process for mortgage servicers

Adds guidance on extended borrower protections

Fannie Mae: Don't expect 2015 to be a breakout year for housing

New year will likely mirror 2014

Stop panicking about recent foreclosure numbers

The sky is not falling
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Fannie Mae: Don't expect 2015 to be a breakout year for housing

New year will likely mirror 2014
Brena Swanson
“The housing market continues to grind its way upward, but we don’t expect a breakout performance in 2015 as the fundamentals remain somewhat muted,” said Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan.
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Fannie Mae: Positive on U.S. economy despite global growth decline

Housing faces upward grind in 2015
Trey Garrison
Real economic growth in the U.S. appears ready to exceed 3% for the second half of the year, providing a sound basis for growth in 2015, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group.
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Fannie: Housing still trying to get traction amid consumer caution

GSE says near-term outlook steady on promising economic news
Trey Garrison
Fannie Mae predicts the second half of 2014 will pick up steam, according to the September Outlook report compiled by its Economic & Strategic Research Group.
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Growth in rest of 2014 won't make up for record slump in 1Q

Fannie: Expect 1.5% GDP after slowest 1Q since recession
Trey Garrison
Economic growth during the second half of 2014 likely won’t be strong enough to offset the weak activity from the first two quarters of the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group.
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The housing market's failure to launch in 2014

4 housing indicators holding back growth
Brena Swanson
"Although incoming data show a pickup in activity heading into the current quarter, any strength during the remainder of the year is not expected to be enough to overcome the weakness in the first quarter," Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan said.
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Fannie Mae: “Housing remains worrisome”

Second quarter looking up despite rough start to year
Brena Swanson
“We believe this year will likely be a bump in the long-term road back toward normal levels, which we continue to expect sometime in late 2016,” said Fannie Mae chief economist Doug Duncan.
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Full speed ahead as Fannie Mae stands by optimistic forecast

Cite more government spending, declining inventories
Trey Garrison
Slow growth dominated the first quarter, but Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group believes the economy is expected to gain momentum in the second quarter amid an increase in government spending and diminishing drag from a slowdown in inventory stockpiling.
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American optimism trends higher as home buying season starts

38% say now is a good time to sell
Brena Swanson
Americans are starting to adjust their perception of the nation’s economic situation. The first sign: more homeowners are beginning to think now is a good time to sell a home.
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5 ways children hold the key to housing’s future

Why did the housing bust happen in the first place?
Brena Swanson
The market came to a screeching halt during the financial crisis, but it wouldn’t have had to if the market did one thing: emphasize education.
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A calm picture of the economy emerges, but will it last?

Less uncertainty over economic policy helps
Brena Swanson
The latest report from Fannie Mae says a pullback in economic policy uncertainty regarding fiscal and monetary policy issues is expected to lay the foundation for improved private sector activity and accelerated growth in 2014.
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