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    Later this year, the housing industry will “celebrate” the 10-year anniversary of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac being taken into conservatorship at the height of the housing crisis, but if the Trump administration has its way, the conservatorship of the government-sponsored enterprises could actually be ending soon. Click the headline for the full story.

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  • Direct homebuyer Opendoor getting into mortgage business

    Piloting mortgage lending program in Phoenix
    Late last year, Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys homes directly from homeowners, announced that it raised $210 million to fund the company’s expansion beyond the two markets where it initially launched - Phoenix and Dallas-Fort Worth. At the time, the company said that it planned to expand to 10 new markets this year. As it turns out, that’s not the only way that Opendoor plans to expand; the company is also getting into the mortgage business.
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  • Fitch: Is there a housing bubble in these hot, hot markets?

    Texas is hotter than ever, but is it sustainable?
    Housing in the state of Texas was hotter in 2016 than it’s ever been before, but is real estate in the Lone Star state getting too hot? A new report from Fitch Ratings suggests that Texas is one of a few states where home prices are not only unsustainable, they’re overheating.
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