Federal Housing Finance Agency

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FHFA: Home Prices Up in April

The gain was twice what many economists had predicted for the month. More

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FHFA: March Saw Biggest Home Price Surge in Decades

The agency’s quarterly house price index logged its first year-over-year improvement since 2007. More

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Pending Home Sales Lifted in March

Tight credit conditions may still threaten the improvement. More

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Fannie, Freddie Accelerating Short Sales

Loan servicers must make decisions in 30 days—unless they need 60. More

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Principal Forgiveness May Save GSEs $1.7 Billion

With new incentives from the Treasury, FHFA may be legally obligated to implement a write-off program. More

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S&P/Case-Shiller: Home Prices Hit New Lows in December

The numbers conflict with FHFA’s home price data, a discrepancy stemming from the kinds of transactions each index tracks. More

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FHFA: Home Prices Post December Gain, Quarterly Drop

While home prices have been sinking for the past year, the cost of other goods and services has been rising, leaving inflation-adjusted housing numbers even lower. More

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Metro Home Prices Hit Post-Bust Lows in November

As foreclosures heat up again, prices in hard-hit cities such as Atlanta and Chicago are taking a hit. More

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Home Prices Improved in November, FHFA Says

The oil-rich West South Central division outperformed the rest of the country on both a monthly and yearly basis. More

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Home Prices Decline in October as Foreclosures Reemerge

Forward-looking data indicate that more foreclosures—and more price drops—are on the way. More

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