Record Multifamily Issuances at Freddie
The year isn't even over yet, but the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. is already proclaiming 2013 its best year ever for multifamily issuance.
Watt Confirmed as FHFA Director
President Barack Obama's nominee for director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
Fannie to Maintain Problem Appraiser List
Fannie Mae is updating its appraisal requirements and plans to provide sellers with a list of appraisers whose reports will require extra scrutiny or won't be accepted.
Repurchase Settlements With Freddie Pass $4.6 Bil
With its latest settlement over repurchase demands, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. has collected more than $4.6 billion.
Mortgage Insurer Improves Rescission Terms
A relatively new mortgage insurance company is cutting the amount of time that lenders must wait before their M.I. policies can no longer be rescinded.
Watt Expected to Win Senate Confirmation
President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is expected to overcome GOP opposition and secure a senate confirmation.
The cost of doing business with the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. just became more expensive. The good news is that loans in most states will no longer be assessed an adverse market fee.
Another Freddie Repurchase Settlement
The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. has racked up another settlement with a large seller-servicer over repurchase demands.
Former Wharton Professor Sees Model for GSEs
A former professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School says that while an opportunity to eliminate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac was missed, a model from one European country could work.
CRE Loan Delinquency Reaches 2008 Levels
Late payments on commercial real estate loans for some investor types has fallen to levels not seen in five years.