Archive for October, 2014


Freddie Mac Unveils New MBS Offering

Freddie Mac MCLEAN, VAFreddie Mac and Fannie Mae have been stretching their respective offerings to accommodating shifting demands in the multifamily capital market. Freddie Mac, however, may have surpassed even the most ambitious expectations for the GSEs with its latest offering. It has unveiled a new mortgage-backed security it is calling Q Certificates. These are […]

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Freddie Mac Unveils New MBS Offering

Freddie Mac MCLEAN, VAFreddie Mac and Fannie Mae have been stretching their respective offerings to accommodating shifting demands in the multifamily capital market. Freddie Mac, however, may have surpassed even the most ambitious expectations for the GSEs with its latest offering. It has unveiled a new mortgage-backed security it is calling Q Certificates. These are […]

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Wood County, Toledo Realtor boards continue merger process – Sentinel

Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:04 am Wood County, Toledo Realtor boards continue merger process By Sentinel-Tribune Staff Sentinel-Tribune TOLEDO – The National Association of Realtors issued the go-ahead for the proposed merger of the Toledo Board of Realtors and the Wood County Board of Realtors. The merger is effective Saturday. Pending approval on Dec. […]

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US sales of existing homes likely rose 1 percent in September, but market still struggling

WASHINGTON –  The National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in September. The report is scheduled to be released Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern. SLIGHT SALES BUMP: Economists believe that sales rose 1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.1 million last month, according to a survey by data firm […]

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Baisden named Virginia Association of Realtors president

Deborah Baisden of Virginia Beach became president of the Virginia Association of Realtors earlier in October. Baisden, a licensed Realtor since 1989, is consistently a top producer in the Hampton Roads area, according to a news release. Baisden has also served on the board of the Hampton Roads Realtors Association and was board chairwoman in […]

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Piedmont CA Real Estate Agent Broker Anian Tunney Agrees with Real Estate Industry Optimism Shared in the October 2014 …

Piedmont, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 With continuing improvements to the economy, a majority of Realtors® and real estate firms are confident that profits will increase over the next year. This is according to the October 2014 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Real Estate Firms survey released in October. A press release(1) from the […]

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Civil and Human Rights Coalition Calls for Stronger Fannie Mae and Freddie …

Press Release – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Civil and Human Rights Coalition Calls for Stronger Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Role in Affordable Housing For Immediate ReleaseContact: Scott Simpson, 202.466.2061, simpson@civilrights.orgOctober 29, 2014 Tweet This! WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the […]

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Fannie Mae: A Primer To Senior Preferred Shares And Warrants (FNMA)

This article comes out of a request by two readers for both a primer and a deep dive into the rights granted Treasury under the Senior Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement and related documents with regard to Fannie Mae (OTCQB:FNMA). As always, the goal is to translate the legalese into concepts any interested investor can follow. […]

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New worry for taxpayers at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

There have been several efforts by the government to help struggling homeowners, and most haven’t accomplished much. Now there’s a new plan to help first-time buyers purchase a property—and it’s already controversial. Mel Watt, director of the agency that oversees the mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FMCC), says the government will soon […]

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New worry for taxpayers at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

There have been several efforts by the government to help struggling homeowners, and most haven’t accomplished much. Now there’s a new plan to help first-time buyers purchase a property—and it’s already controversial. Melvin Watt, director of the agency that oversees the mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FMCC), says the government will soon […]

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