Fannie Mae: Mortgage lenders unnecessarily restrict credit

Fannie Mae: Mortgage lenders unnecessarily restrict credit

Higher credit scores, additional documentation most common

Homeownership rate drops to 48-year low

Despite record sales, fewer Americans own homes

Case-Shiller: Home prices continue rising in May but stall on monthly basis

First-time buyers still weak; Growth to slow over next 2 years
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Cushman Wakefield bullish on housing market

Sees challenges in 2014 but stronger fundamentals
Cushman & Wakefield may be the first to plant the flag to declare that the housing market has recovered, but they are walking back any more confidence than that about where the market will go in 2014.
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Full speed ahead as Fannie Mae stands by optimistic forecast

Cite more government spending, declining inventories
Slow growth dominated the first quarter, but Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group believes the economy is expected to gain momentum in the second quarter amid an increase in government spending and diminishing drag from a slowdown in inventory stockpiling.
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