Archive for December, 2016


Cindy Creamer named Realtor of the Year | The Island Packet

Members of the Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors gathered Dec. 7 at Poseidon Roof Top Bar on Hilton Head Island for the association’s Holiday Mix and Mingle event where Realtors anxiously waited to hear who was chosen to be the 2016 Realtor of the Year. “This distinguished award is given to a Realtor member […]

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Sales trends, statistics don’t apply to all – Las Cruces Sun

Gary Sandler(Photo: Courtesy) The National Association of Realtors captured the nation’s attention when it reported on existing-home sales on Dec. 21, saying that “November’s sales pace is now the highest since February 2007”. Two days earlier, the Realtors Association of New Mexico issued a press release pertaining to the combined sales of new and existing homes in […]

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Powerful lobbyists swoop in to save sacred tax break

One of the most powerful lobbies in Washington is preparing a battle to preserve the strength of what has always been untouchable in the tax world: the mortgage interest deduction. Realtors, home builders and bankers have for decades successfully defended the $70 billion mortgage tax break, claiming that killing it would crater the housing market […]

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Fannie Mae Offers ‘Day 1 Certainty’ for Lenders and Borrowers with …

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New FHFA Rule Requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to Submit …

FHFA published a final rule in the December 18 Federal Register implementing certain “Duty to Serve” provisions of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, as amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. Among other things, these provisions require that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac adopt formal plans […]

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Cape May County Association of REALTORS® Names Christina P. Clemans 2016 REALTOR® of the Year

Christina P. Clemans Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016 1:40 pm | Updated: 1:43 pm, Thu Dec 29, 2016. Cape May County Association of REALTORS® Names Christina P. Clemans 2016 REALTOR® of the Year Press Release CapeMayCountyHerald.com Posted on Dec 29, 2016 by GGallone and PRelease SWAINTON — Cape May County Association of REALTORS® (CMCAR®) is […]

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N.Va. Realtors’ outreach efforts extending internationally

The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors had an international presence in 2016. Five members of the local organization were tapped by the National Association of Realtors to serve as Presidential Ambassador Liaisons to real-estate organization in other countries or regions. They included Mayra Pineda, Fairfax Realty, for Guatemala; Lieu Nguyen, Westgate Realty, for Vietnam; Angie […]

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Technical Investor Update on Shares of Fannie Mae Pfd S (FNMAS)

A technical indicator to check out is the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R. Currently, Fannie Mae Pfd S (FNMAS)’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is calculated at -54.55. The Williams %R can be an effective momentum indicator to help measure overbought/oversold levels. Being a bound oscillator, levels will range from 0 […]

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BRIEF-Fannie Mae releases November 2016 monthly summary

Dec 29 Federal National Mortgage Association * Fannie Mae releases November 2016 monthly summary * Fannie Mae says the conventional single-family serious delinquency rate increased two basis points to 1.23 percent in November * Fannie Mae says Fannie Mae’s book of business increased at a compound annualized rate of 3.1 percent in November * Fannie […]

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Fannie Mae Releases November 2016 Monthly Summary

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