Federal Housing Finance Agency

Banks Join MGIC Pushing to Ease Insurer Capital Plan
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Banks Join MGIC Pushing to Ease Insurer Capital Plan

Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek staffer Zachary Tracer reports that bankers joined loan... Read more

What's Next for Freddie, Fannie?
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What's Next for Freddie, Fannie?

Wall Street Journal staffer Joe Light taps into an Urban Institute report released... Read more

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Mortgage Finance Reform: By Hook or By Crook Mortgage Finance Reform: By Hook or By Crook

HousingWire contributor Barry Zigas writes that nearly every issue that must be resolved in order to create a more durable housing finance system--and whose resolution confounded congressional staff, members and outside stakeholders--will now move out of the legislative arena and squarely into the hands of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the conservator and regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Read more

What's next for Fannie and Freddie?
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What's next for Fannie and Freddie?

By the end of the year the Federal Housing Finance Agency will have to have a new... Read more

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Interest Rates on New Homes Stay Stable

On August 28, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported that, overall, mortgage interest rates were flat in July. National Association of Home Builders economist Paul Emrath looks at how that broad data applies to new-home loan interest rates. Read more

First-Time Buyers: The Tale of the Tape
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First-Time Buyers: The Tale of the Tape

Wall Street Journal staffers Nick Timiraos and Matt Stiles report on first-time... Read more

Cue the FHFA: Banks Wait to Loan
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Cue the FHFA: Banks Wait to Loan

National Mortgage News staffer Brian Collins reports that banks and other lenders... Read more

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New Home Loan Rates Rise as Loan Amounts Decline

National Association of Home Builders economist Paul Emrath takes a look at trends in the Federal Housing Finance Agency report on interest rates, loan amounts, home prices, and loan-to-value ratios for new-homes sold during the month of June. Rates are going up, prices easing back, and the amounts borrowed and LTVs are notching back as well. Read more

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FHFA Pushes G-fee Input Deadline Back FHFA Pushes G-fee Input Deadline Back

HousingWire's Brena Swanson reports that the Federal Housing Finance Agency extended its deadline for accepting industry input on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guarantee fees to Sept. 8. The FHFA previously announced in June that it was seeking industry opinion through Aug. 4. Read more

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U.S. Judge shoots down FHFA bid to limit discovery, keep docs secret U.S. Judge shoots down FHFA bid to limit discovery, keep docs secret

HousingWire's Trey Garrison reports that a federal court handed Fairholme Funds a huge victory, granting broad access in discovery to the Federal Housing Finance Agency records going back years and reminding the FHFA that it is not above the law. Read more

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