Articles Tagged with ''Fannie Mae''

MBA Secondary: Can Fannie and Freddie help fix the housing shortage?

Manufactured housing, construction products are on the agenda
Desmond Smith, senior vice president and head of customer delivery at Fannie Mae, and Kevin Palmer, senior vice president of single-family credit risk transfer at Freddie Mac, outlined their agencies’ efforts to make the entire mortgage process simpler and easier. And that’s a good thing since the agencies facilitate the lion’s share — maybe even the elephant’s share — of the secondary mortgage market.
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Curious about inclusionary housing? Check out this handy-dandy map

Fannie Mae-backed affordable housing advocacy group creates interactive map
Hearing a lot of buzz about inclusionary housing but unsure of what it means or where it's going down? Grounded Solutions Network has you covered. The affordable housing advocacy group recently released an interactive map tracking inclusionary housing efforts in the U.S. Read all about it here.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Inside the housing economy's monster news weekend

Your MBA / Fed / Fannie / Freddie / Kilauea / California housing update!
The MBA Secondary mood is so.... Plus, Texas jobs are booming, with no end in sight. New York and San Francisco startups promise to find people to co-live with each other. Plus, Fannie and Freddie risk-sharing bond performance updated. And, this person claims to have single-handedly caused the housing crisis in California. Plus, even more.
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2018 economic growth to hold steady, despite rising interest rates

Economists predict two more rate hikes
Fannie Mae’s newest report from its Economic & Strategic Research Group indicates that this year’s economic outlook isn’t going to change much. The report shows that 2018’s growth prediction remains unchanged at 2.7% and the year will see two more interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. But, things don’t look quite as rosy for 2019... why?
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Fannie Mae to jettison 11,000 non-performing loans

GSE wants to offload roughly $1.84 billion in unpaid balance
Fannie Mae announced plans to jettison $1.84 billion in non-performing loans, a small portion of which are from its thirteenth Community Impact Pool, a small pool for marginalized or small investors. According to a release from Fannie, there are 11,000 NPLs up for sale, and of those, 700 are from its Community Impact Pools.
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Americans more confident than ever before in housing market

But still hesitant about buying a home
Americans are growing more confident in housing, and a new report from Fannie Mae even shows they are more confident than ever before. In fact, five of the six components that make up Fannie's survey increased in April. Here's more about that, and which component fell from last month.
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