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This battle over credit scores could shake up the mortgage market

This battle over credit scores could shake up the mortgage market

From TRD New York: Millions in home mortgages may be on the line as the Federal Housing Finance Agency debates...

This battle over credit scores could shake up the mortgage market
Fannie and Freddie to keep $3B in reserves

Fannie and Freddie to keep $3B in reserves

From TRD New York: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the country’s two dominant mortgage giants, will get to keep $3 billion in capital in an agreement reached by the U.S. Treasury Department and the Federal...

Fannie and Freddie to keep $3B in reserves
FHFA head Mel Watt plans to stay on under Trump

FHFA head Mel Watt plans to stay on under Trump

From the New York website: Mel Watt, the head of the federal agency overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, said...

FHFA head Mel Watt plans to stay on under Trump
When will Fannie, Freddie switch to new credit-scoring model?

When will Fannie, Freddie switch to new credit-scoring model?

You probably know that your credit score is a crucial factor in your ability to qualify for a mortgage....

When will Fannie, Freddie switch to new credit-scoring model?
FHFA extends post-crash mortgage refinance program

FHFA extends post-crash mortgage refinance program

From the New York website: In a boost to highly leveraged homeowners, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac extended a...

FHFA extends post-crash mortgage refinance program
South Florida home prices still far from peak: report

South Florida home prices still far from peak: report

Even five years into a recovery from the pits of the housing market crash, the South Florida residential market...

South Florida home prices still far from peak: report
Insurance for your down payment coming soon

Insurance for your down payment coming soon

From the New York website: When you put down thousands of dollars to purchase a home, you’re taking a potentially serious financial risk: You could lose some or all of that money if the value...

Insurance for your down payment coming soon
Underwater homes

Florida homeowners miss out on federal program

  More than 97,000 Florida homeowners are eligible for a federal mortgage program that would save them hundreds of dollars...

Florida homeowners miss out on federal program
Lawmakers ask Obama to replace FHFA’s DeMarco

Lawmakers ask Obama to replace FHFA’s DeMarco

A group of 45 members of the U.S. House of Representatives came together today to sign a letter urging president...

Lawmakers ask Obama to replace FHFA’s DeMarco
White House looking for new FHFA director

White House looking for new FHFA director

The White House is preparing to nominate a new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as early as next year, the Wall Street Journal reported. The...

White House looking for new FHFA director
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