HousingWire met up with Patrick Lawler, chief economist and associate director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, after he served as keynote speaker during the Source Media 3rd Annual Best Practices in Loss Mitigation Conference in Dallas. Lawler discussed the current state of home sale prices and the unusual position FHFA now finds itself in as the agency serves as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Click on the video below for more.