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Why mortgage pro says it"s a good to privatize Fannie, Freddie Mac

The government is weighing.....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcSep 11th, 2019

How once-doomed mortgage giants gained a new lease on life

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cranked out profits as housing recovered after the financial crisis, and Congress couldn’t come up with a very good alternative to them. Now, the Trump administration has a roadmap for re-privatizing them......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 13th, 2019

How once-doomed mortgage giants gained a new lease on life

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cranked out profits as housing recovered after the financial crisis, and Congress couldn’t come up with a very good alternative to them. Now, the Trump administration has a roadmap for re-privatizing them......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 13th, 2019

The Trump administration’s new plan to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, explained

The Treasury Department has a new blueprint for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that could upend the mortgage market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 10th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Fannie, Freddie hire investment banks to advise on recapitalization

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said they had hired major Wall Street firms to advise them on raising fresh capital as they move to exit government control......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 15th, 2020

How Will Mortgage Forbearance Affect Fannie Mae Stock?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been approved to purchase some single-family home loans in forbearance. This may help maintain liquidity in the nation's mortgage market......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 30th, 2020

Many borrowers won’t have to make missed mortgage payments all at once

To address what it termed "ongoing misinformation," the federal agency overseeing Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae repeated that borrowers seeking mortgage relief have options......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 30th, 2020

Fannie and Freddie won"t require lump-sum repayments

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator said Monday that borrowers benefiting from programs that let them skip mortgage payments due to the coronavirus pandemic won’t have to make lump-sum repayments when the crisis passes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 27th, 2020

Fannie and Freddie will start buying riskier mortgage loans to ease rising housing-market stress

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin buying home loans in forbearance to ease lending stresses in the mortgage market, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Wednesday. The government-sponsored enterpri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2020

Fannie and Freddie will now buy loans in mortgage bailout program, in a bid to loosen lending

The Federal Housing Finance Agency, regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, announced that the two mortgage giants will now buy home loans that go into the government's forbearance program just after they close......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 22nd, 2020

3 million Americans are skipping mortgage payments, but Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will cut mortgage servicers a break

As of April 12, nearly 6% of all mortgages nationwide were in forbearance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2020

Mortgage market getting relief from Fannie and Freddie

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on relief efforts by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to support the number of mortgages in forbearance......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 21st, 2020

3 million Americans skip mortgage payments, but Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will cut mortgage servicers a break

As of April 12, nearly 6% of all mortgages nationwide were in forbearance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2020

Could Fannie Mae prevent a new mortgage crisis?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could play a role in preventing a new mortgage cris.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 21st, 2020

FHFA chief says Fannie, Freddie won"t likely aid mortgage companies, WSJ says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 7th, 2020

Fannie Mae: This is why mortgage rates are so high now

The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates to zero. Meanwhile, mortgage rates remain relatively high, but Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac provid.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 7th, 2020

Another Bailout Coming for Fannie and Freddie?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may require another bailout if the U.S. economy remains essentially locked down and Americans take advantage of the mortgage holiday......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 6th, 2020

Help for homeowners and borrowers during the coronavirus crisis

Federal student loans borrowers can temporarily stop making payments, and borrowers with loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can skip mortgage payments for as long as a year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 6th, 2020

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to roll out new mortgage-payment deferral option for homeowners facing financial trouble

The deferral program is intended to help mortgage borrowers who face a short-term hardship......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Fannie, Freddie offer break to landlords who halt evictions

Housing finance providers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will offer to freeze mortgage payments for owners of multifamily properties if they agree to stop evicting residents during the coronavirus pandemic, their regulator said Monday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 23rd, 2020

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac instruct servicers to offer 12-month moratoriums on mortgage payments if borrowers suffer hardship

Consumers can get relief from payments and fees during the public-health crisis — but they will likely need to ask first......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2020