Archive for March, 2017


The realty dream on the world realtor’s day

BENGALURU: The House that you looked at today and wanted to think about buying till tomorrow, is the same house someone may have looked at yesterday and will buy today. As Franklin Roosevelt said, “Real Estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full […]

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Home sales up much higher in local area than state

Charles Mason Charles Allen Mason is the business reporter for the Daily News. He is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a 1977 graduate of West Virginia University in Morgantown. In his spare time he enjoys reading, music, sports and cooking. Follow Charles Mason Whenever Charles Mason posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered […]

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Burlington native named president-elect of Greater Boston Association of Realtors

Marie Presti, of Burlington, recently was elected to the office of president-elect of the Greater Boston Association of Realtors. Presti is a real estate industry veteran, having worked for many area firms over the past 20 years. Last year, she opened her own independent agency, The Presti Group, on Washington Street in Newtonville.As president-elect, Presti […]

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Letter to Secretary Mnuchin and Director Watt regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac profits

Letter to Secretary Mnuchin and Director Watt regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac profits Advocacy Letter – 03/23/17 Source: The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human RightsRecipient: The Honorable Melvin L. Watt and The honorable Steven Mnuchin View a PDF of this letter here Dear Director Watt and Secretary Mnuchin: We are writing to express […]

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NBC2 Investigators: Buyer claims to be ripped off by Fannie Mae …

HENDRY COUNTY, FL – The hustle and bustle of Miami was just too much for Renate Manns and her family sometimes. They wanted a place to escape. “Our plan was to get something out here to be able to be coming out here every weekend,” Manns said. Manns and her husband found what they thought […]

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Fannie Mae Announces First CIRT Transactions of the Year

Fannie Mae announced on Thursday that it has completed two of its traditiional Credit Risk Transfer (CIRT) transactions of 2017. The transactions, CIRT 2017-1 and CIRT 2017-2, cover $20.4 billion in existing loans in the company’s portfolio. Fannie Mae has acquired nearly $4 billion of insurance on a little under $160 billion of loans through […]

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Fannie, Freddie revamp plan unlikely this year, dividends in focus …

WASHINGTON An overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is highly unlikely to make it into this year’s legislative calendar, Congressional staffers say, possibly shifting the new administration’s immediate focus to allowing the mortgage financing institutions’ to rebuild depleted capital. Fannie and Freddie stocks soared late last year when President Donald Trump’s pick for Treasury […]

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Fannie and Freddie Report Strong Volume| Housing Finance …

Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac posted big multifamily financing volumes in 2016, with a significant amount of business coming in affordable housing. Shutterstock The activity is attributed to strong market conditions as well as product innovation from the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs). “The vast majority of the year we had continued low interest rates and […]

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for February 2017

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Mar 23, 2017) – Freddie Mac ( OTCQB : FMCC ) today issued the company’s Monthly Volume Summary for Feb. 2017, which provides information on Freddie Mac’s mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and other investments. Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing […]

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for February 2017

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Mar 23, 2017) – Freddie Mac ( OTCQB : FMCC ) today issued the company’s Monthly Volume Summary for Feb. 2017, which provides information on Freddie Mac’s mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and other investments. Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing […]

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