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



Issue Number 113, March 29, 2000

Conventional Mortgage Stories
Conventional Mortgage Technology
Remarks Put Pressure On Fannie, Freddie Bonds

Spreads increase 6-13 bp after Treasury Undersecretary comments suggest cutting implicit backing

WashingtonPost.com March 24

Washington Mutual Named Top Conventional Wholesale Lender For Fourth Quarter 1999

Lender has 10% market share according to Origination News

CBSNews.com March 24

Settling the credit score

Fannie Mae announced plans to stop using the credit scoring system by Fair, Isaac & Co.

MSNBC.com March 19

JUMBO DILEMMA

SEARCH FOR AN OVERSIZED MORTGAGE CAN UNCOVER PROBLEMS

ChicagoTribune.com March 19

REVISED FREDDIE MAC SINGLE-FAMILY SELLER/SERVICER GUIDE MEANS AFFORDABLE MORTGAGE FINANCING FOR MORE AMERICAN FAMILIES

Loan Prospector driving simplification and standardization of negotiated contracts with lenders

FreddieMac.com March 14

FANNIE MAE GIVES HUD INFORMATION ON 10 MILLION MORTGAGE LOANS FOR FAIR LENDING REVIEW

HUD.gov February 23

HUD Hosts Forum on Mortgage Issues

Forum looks at how well GSE's are
supporting affordable housing opportunities

PRNewswire.com February 10

Nearly 46 Percent of Fannie Mae's 1999 Financing Went to Low- and Moderate-Income Households

Company Exceeded All Goals and Continues its Leadership in Minority Lending

Individual.com February 7

SunTrust 'Maximizer' Program Offers Mortgage Loans Up to 103% of Home Value With No Downpayment

CBSNews.com February 7

MBA Applauds Fannie Mae’s "Open Book"

Calls For Regulatory Assurance That Mortgage Consumers Are Well And Fairly Informed

MBAA.org January 24

Freddie Mac Earnings Up 27% for Quarter

Earnings for the three months ending December 31 were $594 million

WashingtonPost.com January 19

IndyMac Reports Record Annual Earnings of $115.9 Million in 1999

e-MITS.com Internet Fundings Total $2.3 Billion for 1999, up 327% Over 1998

AOL.com January 19

WORRIES OVER THE FED AND INFLATION WILL BE A MAJOR INFLUENCE IN THE FIRST QUARTER 2000 ECONOMY

Freddie Mac economic outlook

FreddieMac.com January 19

Fannie Mae Chairman and CEO Franklin D. Raines Calls for Mortgage Consumer Bill of Rights

Government Sponsored Enterprise opens up AU criteria

FannieMae.com January 14

Fannie Mae Reports Record Profits

Mortgages portfolio grew to $523 billion as of December. 31 from $415 billion a year earlier

LasVegasSun.com January 13

CONFORMISTS

Conforming loan amount increases to $252,700

ChicagoTribune.com January 9

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Set For Strong Quarter Despite Higher Rates

Investors less optimistic than analysts

DowJones.com January 6

HUD Steps Up Probe Of Automatic Underwriting Systems

Fannie trying to keep proprietary AU criteria confidential

WSJ.com January 4

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New York, California Reportedly Investigating 'Pool' Mortgage Insurance

Mortgage Insurance Anti-Kickback law violations

WSJ.com December 28

FREDDIE MAC TO MAKE LOAN PROSPECTOR® ON THE INTERNET AVAILABLE TO RETAIL LENDERS IN 2000

FreddieMac.com January 18

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

FREDDIE MAC UNDERWRITERS PLAN TO MARKET NEWEST FIVE-YEAR REFERENCE NOTES SALE USING THE INTERNET

Merrill Lynch & Co. and Warburg Dillon Reed to Initiate Web-based Bond Platforms

FreddieMac.com January 4

Fannie Mae and First American Financial to Provide Lenders with Electronic Access to More Products on MORNETPlus Network

Appraisals, Flood Certificates, and Title Insurance in Offering

FannieMae.com December 21

FREDDIE MAC PROVIDES LOAN PROSPECTOR® USERS WITH UNPARALLELED CREDIT REPORT OPTIONS, CHOICES

Lenders can now obtain a merged credit report with their approval from the internet, with one input for Loan Prospector & credit report

FreddieMac.com October 4

Fannie Mae Enhances Desktop Underwriter

Version 4.5 Includes New Features to Help Lenders Offer More Products, Reach More Borrowers

FannieMae.com September 27

Fannie Mae and Chicago Title Corporation Team-Up to Provide Lenders With Appraisal and Flood Information Over MORNETPlus Network

FannieMae.com September 22

Webster Mortgage Wins Fannie Mae's National Technology Leadership Award

Webster Bank wins award because of its innovative use of technology to streamline the mortgage process

FannieMae.com September 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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