Archive for October, 2015


Fannie Mae has originators’ backs

Most Read Straight Up with Jocelyn Predovich: The Truth about FHA 203k Loans The FHA 203k loan program provides home buyers the opportunity to buy and fix up a property, without exhausting their personal savings. The Many Ways to Be Relieved of Your Timeshare Obligations While it is true that a timeshare contract is a […]

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Fannie Mae, Failed Bailouts, and Whistleblowing

When I graduated from Harvard Law School in 1977, there were only a dozen or so of us who went on to public interest or government work. Some did pursue law school teaching after clerkships. But the vast majority of HLS graduates in my year went to corporate law firms where they stayed for the […]

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Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its third quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (ET) on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, to discuss the company’s results with the media. The […]

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Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Run like Government? Then Pay CEOs like Government …

Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Run like Government? Then Pay CEOs like Government: Congress by Amanda Maher The days of multi-million dollar salaries are moving farther in to the review mirror for the CEOs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The House is excepted to vote on a bill later this week that would cap these […]

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates barely waver, move lower

Mortgages rates fell slightly lower amid market expectations of no rate increase by the Federal Reserve, the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac said. Click to enlarge (Source: Freddie Mac) On Wednesday, the Fed said that it would not raise the federal funds rate this month, citing the fact that the country’s economy still has […]

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National economist says Silicon Valley is ‘Florence of the Technology Renaissance’

Click photo to enlarge Silicon Valley Realtors received a positive economic and housing market analysis for Silicon Valley at their annual meeting in October. While the much of the nation has experienced some gains, the national Realtor group’s chief economist described Silicon Valley’s economic growth since the recession as “phenomenal.” Speaking to members of the […]

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NAR: Pending Home Sales Index Drops 2.3% to 106.8 in Sept.

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U.S. Pending Home Sales Further Slip in September, Says NAR

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Fannie Mae has brokers’ backs

CA, Investment Property (Residential), Purchase, $100K, FICO, 66% LTV Our offer has been accepted for a 10.5 acre property with a 3 bedroom, 2 bath house on the property. Our loan has been approved, however, they are dragging their feet in getting i …

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Fannie Mae: New bill to force US gov’t to liquidate assets. Turns out there …

Fannie Mae: New bill to force US gov’t to liquidate assets. Turns out there aren’t any. It was just weeks ago that the US government barely averted a debt ceiling shutdown with a last-minute bill to kick the can down the road until December. This gave them 2 months to tackle a problem that’s been […]

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