Posts Tagged ‘Fannie Mae’


Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Still On Top in Home Loans?

Ever since the great housing collapse of 2008, legislators and regulators have tried to scale back – or even eliminate – federal mortgage megalenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But as new regulations n private lenders, the agencies everyone loves to hate just keep on ticking. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac collectively account for the […]

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What’s Ahead for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Fannie and Freddie are still headed for the chopping block. The demise of those venerable home loan agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac might not seem to matter to anyone who’s not looking to buy a house. But some market watchers worry that the dismantling of the nation’s biggest mortgage backers could push the entire […]

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Bulk Home Sales: Who Benefits?

Some strategies to boost the US housing recovery also benefit individual home buyers and even small investors. But plans announced by federal mortgage superagency Fannie Mae and various other entities to wholesale foreclosed homes in bulk to large investment groups may actually undercut the recovery by removing these homes from the market and cutting the […]

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Hardship Short Sales: A Break for Sandy Victims

The recent Hurricane Sandy affected mortgage holders in hard-hit Northeastern states in a number of ways. Lenders from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on down stepped up to offer ways to ease the burden of mortgage payments and avoid foreclosure. Among those options is eligibility for a short sale of a distressed home due to […]

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Life After Sandy: Mortgage Help for Homeowners

Natural disasters can polarize the country. As residents in several states struggle to regain their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that walloped the East Coast over the last weekend in October, pundits, politicians, advertisers and entertainers claimed the events of the storm for a variety of agendas. But while all of […]

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Fannie Mae Sells Foreclosures to Large Investors

how do i get my ex girlfriend back Federal mortgage entities Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have helped place many Americans in homes of their own. Now, as Fannie Mae announces plans for bulk sales of many of the foreclosures it’s held since the 2008-2011 housing collapse, those individual home buyers – and today’s solo […]

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