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GSE News | Fannie/Freddie Share Statistics
Fannie, Freddie and FHLB news. Coverage of government sponsored enterprise regulation, operations and litigation.



Last Updated 03:07 PM CST, Friday, September 14, 2001
GSE News
GSE Technology News
Freddie Mac retained portfolio up $5.9 bln in Jan

In January, Freddie bought $294 million in mortgages, compared with $2.0 billion in December

Yahoo.com February 23

Out of bounds

Fannie, Freddie fighting efforts to limit operations

MortgageDaily.com February 15

Fannie Jan. portfolio
growth at 31.1 pct

Fannie Mae said it purchased $20.6 billion of mortgage assets in January

Yahoo.com February 15

Capitalized

Fannie/Freddie exceed OFHEO minimum critical capital levels by 100%

MortgageDaily.com February 14

Freddie Predicts
7% to 7.5% Rates

Quarterly Freddie Mac economic forecast suggests that refis may constitute majority originations this year

MortgageDaily.com February 12

O'Neill Praises Mortgage Agencies, Saying They Don't Get a Subsidy

Treasury Secretary's comments highly positive about close relationship with Fannie's Chairman Raines

WSJ.com February 9
(subscription required)

Fannie Mae Beats Regulatory Finance Goals

More than 49 percent of the units it financed were to low- and moderate-income households last year

AltaVista.com February 2

US OFHEO Chief Acknowledges Capital Rules 'Long Overdue'

Risk-based capital rule for GSE's won't take effect for more than a year

AOL.com February 2

Fannie, Freddie Tell Govt They Don't Pose Systemic Risk

Statements made in comments filed this week with Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight

WSJ.com February 1
(subscription required)

Rate cuts a boon to
Fannie Mae

Raines sees entire business shifting to e-commerce over next five years

Marketwatch.com January 30

US Rep Baker To Move `Aggressively' On GSE Legislation

He said chances for passage of legislation creating a new, more powerful GSE regulator "measurably improved" from previous Congress

AOL.com January 29

U.S. Mortgage Debt Reaches $5.6 Trillion in 2000

Fannie Mae executive speaks at financial services conference

MortgageDaily.com January 25

Broad agenda set out for U.S. Senate banking panel

Banking committee to take long, hard look at GSE activities

Marketwatch.com January 22

Freddie Mac Announces Record Earnings For 2000

2000 Earnings Per Share Up 15 Percent

MortgageDaily.com January 18

Analyst Pick: Fannie Mae

Strong Q4 results encouraged analysts to raise 2001 earnings projections on Fannie Mae

CNBC.com January 15

Fannie Mae sets 14th Consecutive Annual Record

Y2k earnings $4.448 billion

MortgageDaily.com January 11

Freddie Mac Summary of Pearce/Miller Study On GSE Benefits And CBO Flaws

Study by economists concludes that Freddie Mac saves homebuyers & renters billions of dollars each year

FreddieMac.com January 10

MBA Opposes HUD Data Collection Process

Additional reporting by GSE's would help identify possible predatory lending activities

MortgageDaily.com January 8

U.S. housing agencies subsidy more than $6.5 bln--aide

Congressional Budget Office estimate could show that GSE's receive as much as $10 bil in annual subsidies

Marketwatch.com January 4

Fannie, Freddie financially sound - regulator

OFHEO reports that on 9.30.00 FNMA's exceeded min cap requirements by $489 mil, while FHLMC exceeded its min cap requirement by $340 mil

Marketwatch.com January 3

Fannie's Flying High

Shares of mortgage behemoth Fannie Mae trading at all time high

MortgageDaily.com December 29

Who Are Fannie & Freddie?

Understanding what these mortgage giants do

MortgageDaily.com December 20

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac thrive as banks look for cash

Freddie Mac estimates bulk purchases of mortgages from commercial banks will reach $45 billion this year

DallasNews.com December 19

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Outlook Tied To That Other Race

Recent GSE foe, Rep Richard Baker, up against Rep Marge Roukema to head House Banking committee

AOL.com December 14

Freddie Mac looks ahead to 2001

GSE expects a total net retained portfolio growth of $50 billion to $60 billion next year

Marketwatch.com December 12

OVER THE TOP

Jumbo rates have recently been
approximately .75% worse than conventional

ChicagoTribune.com December 10

Fannie, Freddie see holes in FHLB capital rule plan

Competition recently escalated as regional FHLB's muscle into Fannie & Freddie's turf by buying loans directly from members

Marketwatch.com December 6

D.C. Council Plans Vote on Foreclosures

NHEMA attorneys oppose GSE exemptions on proposal which is considered one of strongest consumer protection measures in the country

WashingtonPost.com December 4

Fannie Raises The Roof

GSE Announces 100% LTV's With MyCommunityMortgage Product

MortgageDaily.com November 2

Freddie's Going Down
(in credit grades)

Freddie Mac Executive Indicates He'd Like To See All Subprime Borrowers Qualify For Freddie Mac Mortgages

MortgageDaily.com November 2

Fannie Mae Enhances
True Cost Calculator

Version 2.0 Offers New Features to Help Lenders and Borrowers Consider Cost of Mortgage Products Faster

Yahoo.com February 7

Freddie Mac's Loan PROSPECTOR® Reaches 10 Million Milestone

Sharp Jump in Mortgage Refinancings Spurs Record-Setting Volume

PRnewswire.com January 31

Freddie Mac, Industry Groups To Develop Open Guidelines For Electronic Mortgages

Freddie Mac is enlisting the assistance of the Electronic Financial Services Council (EFSC)

FreddieMac.com November 1

LoanTrader.com Marketplace Connects with Freddie Mac's Loan Prospector on the Internet

Individual.com September 15

Freddie Mac and NAHREP Forge Agreement to Provide Technology to Hispanic Mortgage and Real Estate Professionals

RealEstateEspanol.com to provide homebuyers with near-instant loan decisions & reduce documentation requirements at the point of sale

Marketwatch.com September 7

Mortgages for the Disadvantaged

Funded by Freddie Mac,
Welcome-America.com to go live September 12

WashingtonPost.com August 26

U.S. Rep and Fannie Mae Launch "Online Housing Forum"

Instantly Linked Housing Leaders hold Cyber Chats on Key Industry Issues

FannieMae.com July 28

Fannie Mae Introduces Enhanced Desktop Underwriter

Provides Lenders and Consumers More Information, More Loan Products, and More Cost Savings

FannieMae.com July 18

Lending Tree announces multi-year agreement with Freddie Mac

Retail lender to provide online technology to lenders

FreddieMac.com July 10

Freddie Mac announces EarlyResolution

Internet based servicing system automates alternatives to foreclosure

FreddieMac.com June 22

Fannie Mae Announces SURF

New Application to Aid Servicers Now Available on Fanniemae.com

MBAA.org June 22

Bankers ask HUD to review Freddie Mac's online venture

Community bank group asks HUD to look into Freddie Mac's agreement w/Microsoft HomeAdvisor

Jacksonville.com June 13

Freddie Mac Releases Automated Underwriting Factors Used By Loan Prospector

3 most important factors are equity, loan type and credit scores

MBAA.org June 5, 2000

LOAN PROSPECTOR® ON THE INTERNET IS ADVANCING THE MORTGAGE MARKETPLACE

Survey Finds that Loan Prospector on the Internet is Strengthening Business Relationships, Increasing Loan Volumes and Speeding Underwriting Decisions

FreddieMac.com May 8

Freddie Mac will team up with First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., to offer First Americans FAST suite of mortgage solutions as an e-commerce tool on its GoldWorks network

MBAA.org May 2

Fannie Mae Unveils MORNETPlus on the Web

Lenders Can Now Access Automated Underwriting and Other Mortgage Transaction Services on Fanniemae.com

FannieMae.com March 23

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