Posts Tagged Mortgages


Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates increase after weeks of declines

Mortgage rates increased this week, surpassing the 4% mark once again after several weeks of declines. “The 10-year Treasury yield rose about 10 basis points this week,” Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sean Becketti said. “The 30-year mortgage rate moved with Treasury yields, rising six basis points to 4.03%.” Click to Enlarge (Source: Freddie Mac) The […]

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Realtors take pride in serving communities off the job

Caption Close Real estate agent Dave Chidyllo has the blood-clotting disorder hemophilia A. It doesn’t affect his daily life, but he carries the knowledge that an accident that would cause only minor injuries to someone else could kill him. He also carries the memories of his summers as a camper at Double H Ranch in […]

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Window to the Law: CFPB Consent Orders for RESPA Violations

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. Watch the new Window to the Law video from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) […]

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Fewer people signed contracts to buy US homes in March – San Antonio Express

Fewer people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes in March Matt Ott, Associated Press April 27, 2017

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Freddie Portfolio Grows, Delinquency Rates Down

Freddie Mac’s total mortgage portfolio grew 4.8 percent from March 2016 to March 2017, according to the GSE’s Monthly Volume Summary released on Wednesday. Freddie handled $30 billion in purchases and issuances for the month and $98 billion year-to-date. Freddie’s single-family purchasing market was nearly split between refinance loans and purchase loans, with purchases accounting […]

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac says total mortgage portfolio rose at an annualized rate of 4.8 pct in March

April 26 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp – * Freddie Mac – total mortgage portfolio increased at an annualized rate of 4.8% in march * Freddie Mac – aggregate unpaid principal balance (upb) of mortgage-related investments portfolio decreased by approximately $4.2 billion in march * Freddie Mac – single-family seriously delinquent rate down to 0.92% […]

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Apr 26, 2017) – Freddie Mac’s ( OTCQB : FMCC ) announced today that it issued its Monthly Volume Summary for March 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 […]

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Apr 26, 2017) – Freddie Mac’s ( OTCQB : FMCC ) announced today that it issued its Monthly Volume Summary for March 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 […]

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What President Trump’s Tax Proposal Means For The Housing Market And The Value Of Your Home

National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn(L) and US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin take questions about tax cuts and reform during a briefing at the White House April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) Wednesday afternoon the White House released what it is calling a “first draft” of President Donald Trump’s promised […]

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Is Trump’s tax plan good for homeowners? Nope, says NAR

President Donald Trump released his tax reform plan today, which will result in what the White House is calling the “biggest tax cut” in history. In response, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) had this to say in a statement: “Major reforms are needed to lower tax rates and simplify the tax code but shouldn’t […]

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