Rising mortgage rates and strong price appreciation lead to one of the largest quarterly increases in mortgage burden on record
The bureau's interim director said it continues to be associated with the principles of the person who founded it
Could the new Qualified Mortgage (QM) rule bring about a dangerous housing bubble?
An alternative to purchasing a house onn the open market is to purchase family-owned property. Buying a family-owned home allows the buyer and the seller to directly set the purchase price between themselves.
Privatization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government-sponsored mortgage investment giants that together are carrying close to 80 percent of U.S. housing credit risk, is a step closer to reality. The words of Edward DeMarco, acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), at the National Association of Business Economics hinted towards a merger of Fannie and Freddie that could later become a single private entity.
(FHFA) – Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Edward J. DeMarco today released the 2013 Conservatorship Scorecard for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Scorecard details specific priorities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2013 that builds upon the three strategic goals announced in FHFA’s Strategic Plan for Enterprise Conservatorships released in 2012.
As unpaid student loans in the United States pile up and become delinquent, economists are concerned that would-be young homeowners are getting left out of the housing market.
American borrowers have come to regard the 30-year fixed rate mortgage (FRM) as the be all and end all of all residential lending products.