Archive for July, 2014


National Association of Professional Women Announces Mona Pooser, Vice President, Realtor at Thomas Group Realty, a …

My background prepared me to provide the very best customer service possible during each real estate transaction that continues beyond the sale. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 NAPW honors Mona Pooser as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Pooser, Vice President, Realtor at Thomas Group Realty, is recognized with this prestigious […]

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It’s official: NAR to manage new ‘.realtor’ top-level Internet domain

It’s official: The National Association of Realtors will begin offering its 1 million members Web addresses with a new .realtor top-level domain sometime before October.   Screen shot of sample .realtor site In 2012, NAR applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which manages the Internet’s domain name system, to create and manage several […]

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Housing Recovery Slips: 3 Stocks to Dump Now

Following the winter chill, the housing market had been undergoing a steady recovery. However, recently released data suggests that home buyers seem to be wary of making purchases at the moment. The latest of these negative reports reveals that pending home sales declined in June after three consecutive months of solid growth. Pending, New Home […]

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Secret Treasury Documents Leaked

Via TimHoward717.com The confidential treasury documents  that were leaked by a firm representing Investors unite today shed more light on the fact that the treasury was well aware that Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTCBB:FMCC) were becoming profitable as early as June […]

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Why Ginnie Mae TBAs sold off 7 ticks as bonds flattened

Recommendation: Watch for key releases during this eventful week (Part 6 of 6) (Continued from Part 5) Ginnie Mae TBAs represent the mortgage-backed security for government mortgage loans The Fannie Mae To-be-Announced (or TBA) market represents the usual conforming loan—the plain Fannie Mae 30-year mortgage. Meanwhile, Ginnie Mae TBAs are where the government loans like […]

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Why Fannie Mae TBAs gave up a couple ticks as bonds flattened

Recommendation: Watch for key releases during this eventful week (Part 5 of 6) (Continued from Part 4) Fannie Mae TBAs When the Federal Reserve talks about buying mortgage-backed securities (or MBS), it’s referring to the To-Be-Announced (or TBA) market, usually referred to as “the TBA market.” The TBA market allows loan originators to take individual […]

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: $187 Billion Lie – Follow Up

Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTCBB:FMCC) 187 billion dollar lie : follow up via TimHoward717.com I want to follow up a little on the 187 billion dollar lie post from last night. Here are a few examples in which the the 132 billion dollar […]

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Fannie and Freddie Investor Blackstone Also Sought Advisory Role

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The Blackstone Group ‘s involvement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac  appears deeper than previously known. Blackstone sought to advise the Treasury Department on what to do with its controlling stake in the two government-sponsored home-loan companies in 2011, according to pitch documents provided to TheStreet by a public relations firm representing […]

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Freddie Mac 2014 Second Quarter Refinance Report

Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its second quarter 2014 quarterly refinance analysis, showing that borrowers will save in aggregate more than $1 billion in interest payments over the coming year, as borrowers continued to shorten their payment terms and build equity in their homes. News Facts Quotes Attributed to Frank Nothaft, […]

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Freddie Mac 2014 Second Quarter Refinance Report

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jul 29, 2014) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its second quarter 2014 quarterly refinance analysis, showing that borrowers will save in aggregate more than $1 billion in interest payments over the coming year, as borrowers continued to shorten their payment terms and build equity in their homes. News […]

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