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Fannie and Freddie to keep $3B in reserves

Fannie and Freddie to keep $3B in reserves

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 Housing Finance Agency....

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

Mel Watt, the head of the federal agency overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, said he plans to stay...

FHFA head Mel Watt plans to stay on under Trump
FHFA extends post-crash mortgage refinance program

FHFA extends post-crash mortgage refinance program

In a boost to highly leveraged homeowners, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac extended a mortgage refinance program by another...

FHFA extends post-crash mortgage refinance program
Ken Harney

Insurance for your down payment coming soon

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 of the house declines...

Insurance for your down payment coming soon

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