Archive for March, 2016


Freddie Mac Adds Loan Closing Advisor, Loan Product Advisor, New Functionality to Loan Advisor Suite(SM) for …

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Mar 31, 2016) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it is adding new tools and capabilities — Loan Closing Advisor(SM), Loan Product Advisor(SM), and Business Intelligence — to Loan Advisor Suite. Together with the previously announced Loan Collateral Advisor(SM), these tools and applications make Loan Advisor Suite a flexible, end-to-end loan […]

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac says mortgage portfolio grew at rate of 1.8 pct in Feb

March 31 Freddie Mac Says Single * Freddie mac issues monthly volume summary for february 2016 * Freddie mac says total mortgage portfolio increased at an annualized rate of 1.8 percent in february * Family refinance-loan purchase, guarantee volume was $10.9 billion in feb * Freddie mac says total number of loan modifications were 3,503 […]

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Unchanged At 3.71%

Mortgage Rates Ripe For Rate Shoppers Mortgage rates — they’re ultra-low and accessible to buyers and refinancing households. According to Freddie Mac, mortgage rates held steady this week and remain at their lows for the year. Rates have steadily declined since the New Year. For today’s home buyers, falling mortgage rates means an increase in buyer purchasing […]

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Realtors plan fair housing program

PERU — April is Fair Housing Month, and the Illini Valley Association of Realtors will join Americans across the country as they honor Fair Housing Month “Realtors build communities and believe everyone has the right to live wherever they can afford to live,” said Alice Green, 2016 president of the Illini Valley Association of Realtors. […]

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Fannie Mae Rolls Out ‘HomeStyle Energy’ Mortgage

Fannie Mae has unveiled a mortgage for borrowers who want to finance energy and water efficiency improvements to their homes.

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BRIEF-Fannie Mae says completed 6592 loan modifications in february

March 30 Federal National Mortgage Association * Fannie mae releases february 2016 monthly summary * Fannie mae says fannie mae’s book of business increased at a compound annualized rate of 0.4 percent in february * Fannie mae says fannie mae’s gross mortgage portfolio decreased at a compound annualized rate of 27.8 percent in february * […]

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Fannie Mae introduces loan option for clean energy homes

In a time where many are looking deeper into solar power, and the benefits it could bring to homeowners, Fannie Mae is making their own green contribution. The company recently introduced HomeStyle Energy mortgage in order for borrowers to create energy and water efficiency improvements to their home. Borrowers with an existing higher-interest energy loan […]

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NVBDC teams up with Freddie Mac to Enhance Opportunities for Certified Veteran Business Owners

The NVBDC is the leading independent third party organization certifying SD/VOBs in America.  We salute Freddie Mac for  recognizing the value of working with certified Veteran Businesses.  “With Freddie Mac making this commitment to accept the NVBDC certification; they have ensured the integrity of their SD/VOB supplier base” said King.  “Freddie Mac is committed to […]

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Housing Markets Improve Slightly: Freddie Mac

More of the nation’s housing markets are back to or near their normal level, but pockets of weakness remain, according to Freddie Mac. The national Multi-Indicator Market Index rose 0.18% from December to January, to 82.7. The index rose 7.57% on a year-over-year basis. There are now 34 states plus the District of Columbia near […]

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Freddie Mac unveils ‘game-changing’ tools to boost mortgage lenders

Freddie Mac is about to arm lenders with more information and feedback about the loans they originate than they’ve ever had before, throughout the entire loan origination process, from the loan application all the way through to servicing. Building on the set of lender tools it released last year, Freddie Mac is set to unveil […]

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