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Groundhog Day for federal housing taxes

Haven’t we seen this movie before? On Capitol Hill for the second year in a row, key federal tax assistance for homeowners is heading for expiration within weeks. And there’s no sign that Congress...

Groundhog Day for federal housing taxes
Suit says Fannie and Freddie are withholding profits

Suit says Fannie and Freddie are withholding profits

Low-income housing advocates filed a civil suit in Miami’s district court this week, alleging federal housing agencies Fannie Mae...

Suit says Fannie and Freddie are withholding profits
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QE3 could galvanize commercial real estate investing

The Federal Reserve’s third round of quantitative easing – its plan to buy $40 billion of mortgage-backed securities from Fannie...

QE3 could galvanize commercial real estate investing
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Banks increasingly inflate mortgage rates for profit

Mortgage rates have fallen dramatically in the last few years, largely thanks to the efforts of the Federal Reserve,...

Banks increasingly inflate mortgage rates for profit
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Future of Fannie and Freddie has GOP split

The housing crisis is shaking Republicans’ beliefs to the core. According to the AP, though traditionally against government involvement,...

Future of Fannie and Freddie has GOP split
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