Bill to kill $3M raises for Fannie, Freddie CEOs gains momentum

Bill to kill $3M raises for Fannie, Freddie CEOs gains momentum

Rep. Ed Royce-sponsored bill now has bipartisan support

First look: Architect Magazine showcases Fannnie Mae’s new corporate digs

It’s big and beautiful and it saves the GSE money

Fannie Mae: Mortgage lenders unnecessarily restrict credit

Higher credit scores, additional documentation most common
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Investors Unite: We have not yet begun Fannie, Freddie fight

Appeals, other suits in play despite Lamberth ruling
The judicial dismissal of a lawsuit brought in District Court by Perry Capital and Fairholme Funds is definitely a setback, but the shareholders fighting against the federal government’s sweep of profits from the GSEs say they are down, but not out by a long shot.
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KBW: 2Q mortgage banking earnings down YOY

Nonbanks see stronger gains as banks leave space
With many of the major banks and nonbanks in the mortgage space having reported their second quarter earnings and more coming this week, mortgage banking earnings generally increased quarter-over-quarter, but this was off of the low base set with the first quarter drop.
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KBW: Plan to wind down GSEs will fail

Analysts say GSEs' survival chances keep improving
KBW’s analysts predict that the Treasury will eventually shift its focus from winding down the GSEs to seeking to unwind its investment in the companies. But the analysts said that this shift could take several years.
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Colony rental securitization prices

Investor demand sparks "positive" return
Moody's provisional ratings of the rental securitization deal was cited by the analysts as one of the reasons for the pricing, noting that it added "institutional credibility" to the deal. Kroll Bond Ratings and Morningstar also provided similar ratings.
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