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Freddie Mac completes largest sale ever of seriously delinquent loans

GCAT Management Services wins all three pools
Brena Swanson
Shortly after releasing the new requirements for the sales of non-performing loans, Freddie Mac announced its biggest sale yet of seriously delinquent loans from its portfolio. This one is nearly the same amount as the first two pilot sales combined.
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Congresswoman wants to put Fannie, Freddie profits in escrow

Introduces bill to force action on GSE reform
Trey Garrison
A congress member wants to put profits from the government sponsored enterprises in escrow. Is it so crazy it just might work?
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Confirmed: White House tapping senior HUD advisor to head FHA

Former Freddie Mac exec Edward Golding to be named
Trey Garrison
Former Freddie Mac executive and current senior HUD advisor is being named the new head of FHA.
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates fall even lower

Good news for buyers
Brena Swanson
The good news continues for homebuyers looking to jump into housing this spring as mortgage rates sink even lower and stay well below 4%.
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United Wholesale Mortgage to offer Freddie Mac 97% LTV loans

Becomes latest participant in Home Possible Advantage program
Ben Lane
United Wholesale Mortgage is set to become the latest participant in Freddie Mac’s Home Possible Advantage program, which features 97% loan-to-value mortgages.
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Freddie Mac: Here are the 5 top improving metro markets for housing

Portland adds its name to the list
Brena Swanson
Although the housing market experienced a few hiccups from a tough winter, spring officially started, and as the weather warms up, so will the market. For now, the latest data from Freddie Mac shows which markets are most ready and improved for the selling season.
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Freddie Mac prices first high-LTV risk-sharing bond of 2015

STACR 2015-HQ1 features loans with 80-95% loan-to-value ratio
Ben Lane
Freddie Mac priced its first high loan-to-value risk-sharing bond of 2015, which is supported by loans with LTV ratios of 80-95%. According to Freddie Mac, the deal was greeted positively by investors.
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Ocwen speeds exodus from mortgage servicing with latest, massive MSR sale

Nationstar buys in bulk, expects more deals soon
Ben Lane
In what’s becoming a weekly occurrence, Ocwen Financial announced Tuesday that it will sell off another massive agency mortgage servicing rights portfolio. The buyer this time? Nationstar, which is expecting more, similar deals to come.
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FHFA: House price growth stalls out in January

Strongest gains on the West Coast
Trey Garrison
New home sales may be up, but home-price growth was flat in January, possibly reflecting the collapse of existing home sales that month, but also because the government-backed mortgages don't include what happened with jumbos. Here's what happened.
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How to capitalize on 2015’s housing market opportunities

Cohesive, comprehensive data access is key
Dori Daganhardt
Both the U.S. economy and the housing market are poised for a robust start to 2015, making it critically important to be properly positioned for the potential growth. Are you applying these tips?
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