Archive for December, 2016


Hunt Mortgage Partners uses Freddie Mac to Finance the …

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hunt Mortgage Partners, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunt Mortgage Group and a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, today announced it provided financing to facilitate the acquisition and moderate rehabilitation of a multifamily property located in Portsmouth, Virginia. The total investment […]

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $43.1 mln in structured credit risk debt notes

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 30 Dec 30 Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 3 points, or 0.04 percent, on Friday, the last working day of the year, according to financial bookmakers.

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates climb for ninth straight week

Mortgage interest rates remained at a two-year high this week, climbing again for the ninth straight week after the election. But thanks to incredibly low interest rates seen earlier this year, 2016 will finish with the lowest annual average for the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage on record, according to new data published Thursday by Freddie Mac. […]

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NAR CEO Dale Stinton to Retire, Search Firm Retained

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — After 36 years of service, National Association of Realtors® CEO Dale Stinton will retire from the association in 2017. Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick Struggles has been retained to find Stinton’s replacement. Stinton took over as CEO in November 2005. Previously, he served as chief financial officer and chief information […]

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NAR Hunts For Next CEO After Dale Stinton’s 36-Year Run – Inman

The National Association of Realtors is officially on the hunt for a new leader. Dale Stinton, the trade group’s CEO since November 2005, will retire in …

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Pending Home Sales Backpedal in November

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Pending home sales dipped in November to their lowest level in nearly a year as the brisk upswing in mortgage rates and not enough inventory dispirited some would-be buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only the Northeast saw monthly and annual pending sales gains last month. The Pending Home […]

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Trend Update on Fannie Mae Pfd S (FNMAS)

Shares of Fannie Mae Pfd S (FNMAS) are on our radar today as investors are starting to take interest in the name. Here we will take at some of the stock technicals in order to get a grasp of the trends. Company shares have a 14-day ADX of 39.49. For traders looking to capitalize on trends, the ADX […]

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Freddie Mac Prices $496 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-F26

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Dec 16, 2016) – Freddie Mac ( OTCQB : FMCC ) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly ten-year terms. The approximately $496 million in K Certificates (K-F26 Certificates) are expected to settle on or about December 23, 2016. K-F26 Pricing […]

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Investor Lookout: Technical Indicator Watch for Freddie Mac Var RTS (FMCCL)

Let’s take a closer look at some technical levels for Freddie Mac Var RTS (FMCCL). The 14-day RSI is presently at 62.03, the 7-day is 53.94, and the 3-day is spotted at 40.44. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of stock price movements. The RSI was […]

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Dallas is No. 1: D-FW area has the top US home market, says Freddie Mac

The Dallas area is ranked as the top housing market in the country in a new report by mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Dallas, Nashville and Honolulu are at the head of a list of cities that have seen the most housing market improvement, according to a just-released market report by the Washington, D.C.-based mortgage firm. […]

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