Items Tagged with 'Leonard Kiefer'


  • Fannie, Freddie, MBA economists predict interest rate hike in 2015

    Fannie Mae economist: Demand weakness is a bigger issue than tight credit
    During a high-level discussion about the outlook of the housing economy at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Secondary Market Conference, economists from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the MBA all predicted that the Federal Reserve will begin raising the Federal Funds Rate at some point this year, most likely in September, which will drive an increase in interest rates.
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