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Uncertainty about the economy caused mortgage interest rates to stay within a 2-basis-point range for the third straight week, according to Freddie Mac.
Analysts at Deutsche Bank, one of the biggest underwriters of bonds tied to U.S. commercial real estate, say now it's time to short indexes of the securities.
Almost a decade after it all began, the Federal Reserve is finally talking about unwinding its grand experiment in monetary policy.
Ellie Mae has launched a new version of its Encompass mortgage management product, which features expanded support for construction loans and streamlined integrations with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The Trump administration was set to release an executive order Friday calling for a review of the Dodd-Frank Act, but the immediate questions about the order focused on what authority the White House has to enact real change.
PennyMac Financial Services reported higher income, reflecting larger net gains on mortgage loans held for sale.
Redwood Trust is back with its second offering of residential mortgage bonds in less than a month, according to Kroll Bond Rating Agency.
A federal appeals court ruling has opened the door for litigants to challenge a 2012 decision by the U.S. government to sweep all of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's profits into the coffers of the Treasury Department.
Mortgage interest rates held steady after rising last week because of weaker-than-expected gross domestic product numbers, according to Freddie Mac.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have released the final specification update regarding the Uniform Closing Dataset, the digital file format for the TRID Closing Disclosure form.
The federal government needs to recognize Ginnie Mae's importance to the housing industry and divorce its funding and oversight from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Mortgage Bankers Association is trying to jump-start discussions around housing finance reform even as political dysfunction on Capitol Hill is reaching new lows.
Citigroup's decision to exit mortgage servicing by the end of 2018 is part of a long-term strategy to increase returns and sharpen the bank's focus on its core retail customers.
The Mortgage Bankers Association unveiled a new housing finance reform plan on Tuesday designed to kick-start congressional discussions over what to do with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
An explicit government guarantee of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is imperative to reform the secondary market, but needs be carefully circumscribed — covering only the securities and invoked only after multiple, significant layers of private capital have been exhausted.
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