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The Week Ahead: Economic Drivers in Housing

The ‘Conundrum’ Surrounding the GSEs

Nearly since the time Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac entered government conservatorship in 2008, some have called to release them back to the...
FHFA Talks Conservatorship and Regulation

FHFA: PACE Loans a Threat to GSEs?

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is requesting input on residential energy retrofitting programs financed through special state legislation enabling a “super-priority lien”...
The Week Ahead: Senate Sets Sights on Fannie, Freddie

Is the Net-worth Sweep at the GSEs Constitutional?

Two aspects of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) are under debate and have been for some time. Now, the agency itself and...
For eighth straight quarter, CMBS loan delinquency rates drop: MBA

For eighth straight quarter, CMBS loan delinquency rates drop: MBA

Most commercial and multifamily loan-delinquency rates remained near record lows in the third quarter thanks to low mortgage rates and high property values,...
FHFA Talks Conservatorship and Regulation

GSEs Move Closer to Public Offering

The FOX Business Network is reporting that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is moving close to selecting a Wall Street financial adviser...
Wells Fargo Names New COO

GSEs Appoint Common Securitization Solutions Head

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have jointly announced the appointment of Anthony N. Renzi as CEO of Common Securitization Solutions, LLC (CSS), effective...
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Jumbos, streamline refis drive uptick in mortgage credit availability

Mortgage credit availability jumped in November, driven in part by the first government market increase seen in months, according to the Mortgage Bankers...
Standard limit for single-family mortgages will top $500,000 in 2020

Standard limit for single-family mortgages will top $500,000 in 2020

Loan limits for most mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy will exceed $500,000 for the first time ever next year, with the...
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Private mortgage insurers’ market share nearly equals FHA’s

Private mortgage insurance now has almost matched the Federal Housing Administration program in market share, having gained approximately eight percentage points in the...

Pondering the future of private-label mortgage-backed securities

The market for Securities and Exchange Commission registered mortgage-backed securities has been moribund since 2008. In an effort to revive this market, SEC...

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