Fannie Mae: Will housing make full recovery in 2015?

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Mortgage bond spreads tighten to lowest level in two years

Hesitant investors to blame
Ben Lane
Hesitant investors are driving down mortgage bond yield spreads to a level not seen in more than two years. Is the rise in overall yields to blame?
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Fannie Mae: Will housing make full recovery in 2015?

Can't do much worse than 2014
Brena Swanson
Although 2014 is wrapping up to be a less-than-stellar year for the economy, mortgage lenders believe 2015 will get the nation back on track. But will housing see a surge in activity? Yes, and no.
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ditech to offer 97% LTV loans

Ready to participate in Fannie Mae program
Ben Lane
Ditech Mortgage Corp is expanding its lending options again. The company is now the latest lender to to jump on board with the 97% LTV programs announced by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier this month.
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Fannie Mae explains 6 ways to push borrowers to refi

Time is running out
Brena Swanson
The FHFA continues to drill into homeowners that the Home Affordable Refinance Program and the Home Affordable Modification Program are not scams. To help push borrowers along, Robert Koller, director of credit risk management with Fannie Mae, gave six quick facts that could make all the difference to getting people to refinance.
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Lenders fear weakening mortgage demand in 2015

Forecast calls for modest housing expansion
Trey Garrison
The outlook for 2015 is generally good, but lenders are worried that demand for mortgages is going to slow. Here's why, and why they may be right to worry.
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360 Mortgage offers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac 97% LTV loans

Paves the way for other lenders
Brena Swanson
360 Mortgage announced it is supporting the Federal Housing Finance Agency's latest initiative to expand the credit box. The move makes 360 Mortgage one of the first pioneers to accept the GSEs' newest products to reach more first-time homeowners.
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Community groups applaud Fannie, Freddie funding Capital Magnet Fund

Groups say funding will help affordable housing projects
Trey Garrison
Community development and affordable housing advocates say that despite criticism from conservatives, funding for the Capital Magnet Fund will make a big difference in their efforts. Here's what they mean.
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$2.7 billion Fannie, Freddie MSR portfolio for sale

MountainView Servicing Group oversees the transaction
Brena Swanson
Another mortgage-servicing rights portfolio has hit the market. This time MountainView Servicing Group is advising in the sale of a $2.7 billion Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage servicing rights portfolio.
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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to restart affordable housing fund

Republicans: It's a slush fund
Trey Garrison
FHFA Director Mel Watt ordered the GSEs to again start setting aside money for a previous fund that allocates grants and assistance to low-income households. But why did funding get suspended in the first place?
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Fannie Mae unveils new mortgage risk-share deal

Shifting more risk to private market
Jacob Gaffney
After putting together several successful risk-sharing deals, today the government-sponsored enterprise unveiled a new product. This time, it's different.
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