Archive for January, 2015


Earnings Forecast Buzz for Fannie Mae, Apple, Yahoo, Alibaba, Gilead Sciences …

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U.S. housing regulator proposes new rules for nonbank mortgage firms

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Friday proposed new eligibility rules for nonbanks selling and servicing mortgages backed by the government-controlled mortgage agencies. These nonbank mortgage firms will be required to have a minimum net worth of $2.5 million plus a quarter percentage point of the […]

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Fannie Mae Releases December 2014 Monthly Summary

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Fannie Mae’s (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) December 2014 Monthly Summary is now available. The monthly summary report contains information about Fannie Mae’s monthly and year-to-date activities for our gross mortgage portfolio, mortgage-backed securities and other guarantees, interest rate risk measures, serious delinquency rates, and loan modifications. Fannie Mae enables people […]

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Serious Delinquency rate declined in December

Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate declined in December to 1.88%, down from 1.91% in November. Freddie’s rate is down from 2.39% in December 2013, and the rate in December was the lowest level since December 2008. Freddie’s serious delinquency rate peaked in February 2010 at 4.20%. These are mortgage loans that […]

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Freddie Mac’s Portfolio Expands in December

Freddie Mac‘s total mortgage portfolio ended 2014 on a strong note with its highest annualized growth rate for a single month in five years, according to the enterprise’s December 2014 Monthly Volume Summary released Thursday. The mortgage portfolio expanded by 4.5 percent—an increase of $7.14 billion—up to an estimated $1.91 trillion in December. It was […]

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U.S. Housing Stability Improves for Third Consecutive Month

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jan 28, 2015) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its newly updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to stabilize at the national level for the third consecutive month. Thirty-four of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, and 37 of the 50 metros, are now […]

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December Existing Home-Sales Rose As Interest Rates Fell

stakeholders in the real estate market predict a better year for home sales in 2015 due to several factors Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 The Federal Savings Bank, a Midwest based lender, was pleased with the latest National Association of Realtors report stating that December sales increased, up 3.5 percent from the same month […]

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Pending Home Sales Stall in December

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Jan 29, 2015) – Despite interest rates being at their lowest level of 2014, pending home sales cooled in December but remained above year-over-year levels for the fourth consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions experienced declines in December. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator […]

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People in business: Realtor honored

Tuskegee University has appointed Pat Joyce-Patterson as the veterinary medical teaching hospital manager.(Photo: Contributed) Andrews wins statewide honor Carol Andrews of House Home Real Estate recently was named Alabama Certified Residential Specialist of the Year by the Council of Residential Specialists. Andrews, a 14-year resident Montgomery resident, was recognized for her dedication and service to […]

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Student Debt, Rising Rents Take Bite Out of Real Estate Market

Hefty student loans are a major stumbling block for young Americans as they try to buy their first home, a National Association of Realtors’ annual survey shows. In spite of an improved job market and low interest rates in 2014, the number of first-time homebuyers dipped to 33 percent, down 5 percent from the previous […]

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