Archive for June, 2015


Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson’s Appeal Filed

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Ted Olson’s Appeal Filed by Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays Ted Olson filed his appeal in the Perry v FHFA/Treasury yesterday. It is 104 pages and goes into stunning detail but below is the cliff note argument for those who do not wish to read the whole thing (Perry Appeal).  District Court Judge Lamberth’s […]

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More Millennials Buying a Home This Year

Interest in buying, and buying soon, is increasing, the realtor association says. Based on polls of its site users, the National Association of Realtors says the housing market is on track to enjoy one of its best years since 2006, despite slow indicators earlier in the year, and positive millennial sentiment is adding to the […]

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Home Sales Are Way Up (Again), and First-Time Buyers Are Driving the Market

ByChrystal Caruthers 11:30 am ETJune 22, 2015June 22, 2015 In what the National Association of Realtors® called “an encouraging sign” for the housing market, first-time home buyers helped push home sales in May to their highest level since May 2009. While many had written off first-timers due to stagnant wages, tight credit, and what has seemed to […]

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National Association of Realtors raises a red flag on housing prices

Jeff Clabaugh Broadcast/Web Reporter Washington Business Journal Sponsor Listing Enlarge Andy Dean Pending home sales reached a nine-year high in May. The number of homebuyers signing contracts to buy a house or condo reached a nine-year high in May, though the National Association of Realtors sounded a warning about rising prices. The NAR says pending […]

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NetDirector Completes Integration With Fannie Mae’s Default Management …

TAMPA, Fla., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — NetDirector recently launched their newest integration with Fannie Mae’s Default Management Reporting System (DMRS).  This addition to the NetDirector Default Servicing ecosystem will allow current and prospective customers to automate the reporting process with Fannie Mae. The LOGS attorney network (LOGS), with support from their technology solutions provider assure360, […]

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Don’t Give Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac’s Business Away To TBTF Banks

Don’t Give Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac’s Business Away To TBTF Banks by Investors Unite We were pleased to see the Community Mortgage Lenders of America and the Community Home Lenders Association come together last week to take a stand against putting the secondary mortgage market in the hands of the Too-Big-to-Fail Banks. The associations, which […]

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McAllen Realtors attend meetings in Washington, DC

Courtesy Photo McAllen Realtors attend meetings in Washington, D.C. Posted: Sunday, June 28, 2015 12:00 pm McAllen Realtors attend meetings in Washington, D.C. Special to The Monitor The Monitor Realtors from across the nation visited Washington, D.C., from May 11 to 16 to attend the Realtors Legislative Meetings Trade Expo. This is where National Association of […]

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How to choose the right real estate professional

Local News Bluffton Fire Disrict extinguishies residential fire caused by lighting strike

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Nevada HOA foreclosures cannot extinguish deeds of trust held by Fannie Mae …

Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada issued an important ruling concerning the litigation over whether homeowners’ association foreclosures under Nevada’s super-priority lien statute (NRS 116.3116) can extinguish first deeds of trust when the underlying indebtedness is owned by a Government-Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) like Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) or Federal […]

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Miami Cash Buyers Twice National Average

According to the Miami Association of Realtors, median sales prices for Miami single-family homes and condominiums each registered double-digit growth while total residential sales increased in May 2015. “As a leading global city with world-class amenities, the Miami real estate market continued to gain momentum in May,” said Christopher Zoller, a 27-year Miami-based Realtor and the […]

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