NY state senator convicted in foreclosure embezzlement scheme

NY state senator convicted in foreclosure embezzlement scheme

Pay-offs, fraud and bribery marked Democrat senator’s tenure

Weiss Residential: Nearly half of homes in top markets losing value

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Small Texas bank winning big fight against CFPB

Court of Appeals upholds bank’s challenge to regulator
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NAFCU urges the FHFA to leave the conforming loan limit alone

Housing still “vulnerable to any drastic market changes”
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions is urging the Federal Housing Finance Agency to keep the conforming loan limit at its current level and not drop it below the current baseline rate of $417,000 because the market isn't strong enough yet. What do you think?
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Was the Third Amendment sweep of Fannie, Freddie a sham?

One leading legal scholar says yes; shareholders get louder
Last week in a teleconference hosted by Investors Unite, one of the guests — noted legal scholar Richard Epstein — didn’t mince words about what he thought of the Treasury’s “Third Amendment sweep” of GSE profits. He called it a “sham transaction.” Does that rustle your feathers?
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From HW Magazine

Smoking gun?

What a Treasury memo reveals about its intentions for GSEs and investors
The Treasury document also contradicts statements made a number of times by Treasury officials about the capital ratios that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would have to maintain. The document claims the percent is 3% to 4%, while statements since then have claimed 10%.
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The history of g-fees

FHFA gives update to Congress
The average level of guarantee fees charged has increased since 2009. However, as the study shows, the changes will result in little or no change to borrowers. This chart gives a comprehensive history of g-fees since 2008.
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