Archive for February, 2016


Freddie Mac (2/25/16) – Rates on all popular mortgages down

Photo c/o Freddie Mac Mortgage interest rates for long-term and adjustable-rate products were down on the most recent Freddie Mac survey released Thursday, continuing the downward trend manifested for most of calendar year 2016. Experts attributed this to easing global concerns, as well as encouraging home sales statistics from January 2016. 30-year fixed rate mortgages, which were […]

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates continue to trend lower

Mortgage rates resumed their downward trend after barely moving last week, the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey said. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 3.62% for the week ending Feb. 25, 2016, down from last week when it averaged 3.65%. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.80%.  Also falling, […]

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Prudential, Freddie Mac Provide $49.5M in Loans for Brooklyn Affordable Housing Complex

Prudential Mortgage Capital Company and Freddie Mac provided $49.5 million in financing to preserve the affordability of the Rutland Road Houses, a 438-unit former Mitchell-Lama Housing complex at 60 East 93rd Street in Brooklyn, Commercial Observer Finance has learned. The developer, a firm called William R. Lucas Realty Services, obtained the financing through a complex […]

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Equifax and Fannie Mae Expand Monthly Credit Score Updates to all Connecticut Avenue Credit Risk-Transfer Securities

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Freddie Mac: Nashville finished ’15 with 8th-best housing market

Improving payment-to-income ratios biggest contributor authors Geert De Lombaerde The research team at Freddie Mac has issued its Multi-Indicator Market Index of housing market conditions across the nation for December, which showed a 7.6 percent national increase. The Nashville area did a good bit better, clocking a year-over-year gain of 9.1 percent. That was good […]

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Now Lowest In 385 Days

Mortgage Rates Keep Dropping To New Lows Today’s mortgage rates are on the way down — still! Continuing the recent rally, conventional 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rates dropped another 3 basis points (0.03%) last week to fall to 3.62% nationwide, on average. Rates are now the lowest in 55 weeks, defying consumer and Wall Street expectations. Rates had been […]

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REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union Creates Option for Real Estate …

HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, a Division of Northwest Federal Credit Union, recently lead the charge to bring the credit union industry real estate escrow accounts. The Credit Union, which exclusively serves members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), worked with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to bring about change in legislation […]

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Alta lands Fannie Mae approval for Le Parc in Brickell

A rendering of Le Parc Le Parc, a luxury condo tower in the Brickell neighborhood, has received conditional Fannie Mae approval in an attempt to open the project to local buyers.  Jacqueline Regnault Qualified buyers at Le Parc can now purchase units with as little as 10 percent, sales director Jacqueline Regnault of Cervera Real […]

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Fannie Mae Announces Connecticut Avenue Securities™ Issuance Calendar

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Fannie Mae names winner of second Community Impact Pool of NPLs

Fannie Mae announced it named New Jersey Community Capital, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, as the winning bidder on the company’s second Community Impact Pool of non-performing loans. The government–sponsored enterprise first announced the sale of non-performing loans on Jan. 12, which included a second sale of a smaller pool of non-performing loans that […]

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