Archive for November, 2013


C.A.R. Applauds FHFA for Keeping Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Conforming Loan Limits Unchanged

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcement to keep the 2014 maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac at $417,000 on one-unit properties in most areas and a cap of $625,500 in […]

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Fannie Mae Releases October 2013 Monthly Summary

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise; 30-year fixed averages 4.29%

A nervous mortgage market drove interest rates higher this week ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, with the average for a 30-year fixed-rate loan rising to 4.29% from 4.22% a week earlier, Freddie Mac said. The rate for a typical 15-year fixed mortgage edged up from 3.27% to 3.3%, Freddie Mac said in its report on […]

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CALV leader Kevin Buckley honored by NAR

Kevin Buckley, a longtime local commercial real estate broker and board member of the Commercial Alliance Las Vegas, was recently honored by the National Association of REALTORS for his contributions and achievements in commercial real estate. During NAR’s annual meetings held earlier this month in San Francisco, Buckley was one of 59 commercial real estate […]

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Tight Credit Keeps Home Buyers Away

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for October 2013

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Nov 27, 2013) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company’s Monthly Volume Summary for October 2013. The summary, available on the company’s Web site at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac’s mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and other investments. Freddie Mac was established by Congress in […]

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CAR Applauds FHFA for Keeping Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Conforming …

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcement to keep the 2014 maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac at $417,000 on one-unit properties in most areas and a cap of $625,500 in high-cost […]

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Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors

 Permalink  Email Story  Print Story Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors by Associated Press  on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 7:28 am   Chris Polychron <!– by Associated Press Posted 11/27/2013 07:28 am Updated 19 hours ago Permalink Email Story Print Story –> HOT SPRINGS — A real estate agent from Hot Springs has been named […]

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Freddie Mac Immediately Extends Mortgage Relief to Illinois Homeowners Impacted by Tornadoes

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Nov 27, 2013) –  Freddie Mac’s (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of mortgage relief policies for borrowers affected by disaster is being extended to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes in Illinois. Freddie Mac’s disaster relief policies enable servicers to help borrowers with homes […]

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Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors

 Permalink  Email Story  Print Story Chris Polychron Elected President-Elect of National Association of Realtors by Associated Press  on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 7:28 am   Chris Polychron <!– by Associated Press Posted 11/27/2013 07:28 am Updated 19 hours ago Permalink Email Story Print Story –> HOT SPRINGS — A real estate agent from Hot Springs has been named […]

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