Freddie Mac CEO: We will help increase mortgage lending

Freddie Mac CEO: We will help increase mortgage lending

Competition among two is still competition

MBA forecasts 7% origination jump in 2015

Predicts unemployment at 5.4% by end of next year

Fitch: Two-year run of home price growth is over

“Several markets are still overvalued”
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FHFA: Home price gains lose steam in April

Price softness shows weakness of housing economy
Trey Garrison
Price softness from both FHFA and Case-Shiller raises questions about the strength of the housing economy.
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Pets and home sales don't mix

Trey Garrison
Forbes suggests homeowners with pets face a handicap in selling their house that pet-free families don't.
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5 things you must know about housing for the rest of 2014

See what housing insiders are saying
Trey Garrison
The future of housing for 2014 looks a lot different – and a lot darker – than it did at the start of the year, so here are five things to know about housing and where it’s going for the rest of 2014.
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Are shrinking inventories hitting home prices, sales?

It's a seller's market with sparse sales
Trey Garrison
It's been a rough start to the spring buying season, and a stall out may be on the horizon.
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GSEs lower expectations on housing market for 2014

Fannie, Freddie revise sales, construction forecasts downward
Trey Garrison
The government-sponsored enterprises are lowering their housing expectations for 2014, citing shrinking inventory and tightened credit standards among other reasons.
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Black Knight: Originations fall to lowest level in 14 years

Foreclosure sales down to 2007 level; 95% mods to reset
Trey Garrison
Black Knight Financial Services mortgage data for February data showed that monthly mortgage originations dropped to the lowest number in at least 14 years.
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You won't believe what Fannie, Freddie are doing to sell REO

GSEs fire up generous incentive programs
Trey Garrison
Fannie and Freddie hope incentive programs will sell their REO properties and jumpstart a housing market slowdown being blamed on winter weather.
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Home Depot pulls in strong 3Q sales

Increases sales by 7.4%
Brena Swanson
Retailer Home Depot posted strong third-quarter earnings, increasing its sales by 7.4% from a year earlier and causing the company to revise its sales growth guidance higher.
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Jeremy Harmon named SVP of Title365 Co.

Title365 Co. named Jeremy Harmon senior vice president of national sales. He brings a wealth of experience in the title insurance and settlement services industry to the position.
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Mortgage hiring picks up

Sales, origination professionals remain in high demand
Christina Mlynski
As housing continues to rebound, various sectors of the market are taking a bigger unemployment hit, while others are watching hiring pick up for the first time in years.
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