Dear Parents, don’t expect your homebuying Millennials to pay you back

Dear Parents, don’t expect your homebuying Millennials to pay you back

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Freddie Mac rising

With Donald Layton at the helm, Freddie Mac surges into new territory
Layton has over 35 years of experience in financial services and as a corporate leader. He worked for nearly 30 years at JPMorgan Chase and its predecessors, starting as a trainee and rising to vice chairman and member of the three-person Office of the Chairman, retiring in 2004.
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FHFA: June 2015 house prices rose 5.6% from June 2014

Second quarter shows 5.4% annualized growth
The Federal Housing Finance Agency house price index rose 0.2% in June, below the low-end forecast for 0.3% but still a respectable gain. Annualized price growth was 5.6%, while prices in the second quarter rose 5.4% compared to the second quarter of 2014.
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HUD moves to officially revise FHA lien pecking order

Obama administration moves to curb super priority liens
Echoing similar calls late last year from the Federal Housing Finance Agency to preserve the first-lien status of loans guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Monday that it intends to prioritize liens created by the Federal Housing Administration. So which loans are now subordinate?
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FHFA: Fannie, Freddie risk-sharing bonds are here to stay

And plenty more are coming too
It looks like the credit risk-sharing bonds from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac aren’t going away anytime soon. In fact, according to a new report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the three-year-old risk-sharing program, which is designed to help alleviate some of the financial risk for the taxpayers and attract private capital back into the market, is going to expand and improve on its current structure.
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Ed DeMarco: Kill Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Former FHFA Director says it’s been 7 years, it's time for them to go
The former Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Ed DeMarco, who oversaw the government putting the GSEs into conservatorship, says now it’s time for taxpayers to be free of backstopping mortgages. Is he onto something?
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Bill to kill $3M raises for Fannie, Freddie CEOs gains momentum

Rep. Ed Royce-sponsored bill now has bipartisan support

A bill that would eliminate the proposed $3 million pay raises for the CEOs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is now one step closer to becoming law, as the bill advanced past the markup stage and is now set for a full vote of the House Financial Services Committee with bipartisan support in tow.


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Fannie Mae: Mortgage lenders unnecessarily restrict credit

Higher credit scores, additional documentation most common
Despite pushes from the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Federal Housing Administration, lenders are still applying additional credit overlays to loans delivered to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a new survey of lenders showed. Here are all the details.
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Key housing, mortgage finance bills facing markup in House

Fannie-Freddie CEO compensation, TRID grace period up for grabs and more
A number of bills critical to the housing and mortgage finance industry are under the spotlight today in the House, including limits on regulators, a TRID grace period and a cap on the salaries for the CEOs at Fannie and Freddie.
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