Articles Tagged with ''Freddie Mac''

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac ending expansion into single-family rentals

FHFA says single-family rental market can function without GSEs
Over the last year or so, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac both expanded their presence in the single-family rental market, with both of the GSEs beginning to fund single-family rental investments for larger players in the market. But that expansion is about to end.
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Inside the scandal that could explode multifamily real estate

WSJ reports on massive multifamily mortgage fraud investigation
Everything is going swimmingly in multifamily real estate these days, right? Rents keep rising, construction is still chugging along, deals are being made, and delinquencies are still at historic lows. So everything’s good, right? Maybe not. It appears there could a deep, dark secret at the core of multifamily lending. Fake residents, fake incomes, and inflated mortgages. Sound familiar?
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decrease slightly but there's no relief in sight

Affordability threatens homebuyer demand
Mortgage rates decreased by just a few basis points, but remain above 4.5%, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said it’s clear that in some markets the combination of ascending home prices, limited affordable inventory and this year’s higher rates are curtailing homebuyer demand.
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Same rent, different day: Multifamily mighty at midway point in 2018

Freddie Mac predicts strength in the multifamily market with moderate corrections to continue
It looks the multifamily housing market is going to continue its strong performance with continued gradual correction, according to Freddie Mac, which just released its mid-year multifamily outlook. Same rent, different day. Rent growth remains healthy at the national level as continued demand keeps multifamily afloat.
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates slightly fall

Affordability plagues the housing industry
Mortgage rates decreased slightly this week, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater says going forward, the strong economy will support the housing market, but affordability pressures will lead to continued softening in home price growth.
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New Freddie Mac incentive looks to keep rents affordable

Pilot offers favorable pricing to investors, IF…
Freddie Mac announced Tuesday its new program to keep rents more affordable by incentivizing investors with favorable loan pricing. It will also deliver any additional debt capital needed to fill in the gap between borrower equity and the first lien mortgage amount. Here’s what investors have to do, and how the program will create more affordable rental housing.
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