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Housing Report Reveals Home Sales are Up for Spring

By xhevrije The April 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report that surveyed 53 metro areas, revealed that home sales were up by 7 percent from the previous month and 6.5 percent above the mark set in April 2014. Home sales in April were higher than any other April since the report began in 2008. The post Housing Report Reveals Home Sales …

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The MReport Webcast: Monday 5/18/2015

By Jordan Funderburk The Federal Housing Finance Agency recently issued an update to its mortgage-backed security structure initiative, also known as Single Security. The new changes to the Single Security structure initiative are based on 23 responses to a Request for Public Input: Proposed Single Security Structure released in August 2014 by the FHFA. The Single Security initiative … The …

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The MReport Webcast: Tuesday 5/19/2015

By Jordan Funderburk Freddie Mac research reveals that despite rising rents, the majority of renters are not motivated to purchase a home and positive perceptions about renting are increasing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than one-third of U.S. households are renting homes, and renters make up all net household growth over the last several years. This … The …

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DS News Webcast: Tuesday 5/19/2015

By Jordan Funderburk The percentage of residential mortgage borrowers who are delinquent was reported at 2.95 percent in Q1, the first time it has been below 3 percent in more than seven years, according to TransUnion’s Quarterly Industry Insights Report released Monday. Before Q1, the mortgage delinquency rate had not been below 3 percent since Q3 2007, immediately … The …

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Construction Numbers Highest Since 2007, Crushing Expectations

By Jann Swanson Posted To: MND NewsWire Residential construction numbers soared in April after a dismal March and both the number of residential permits issued and housing starts easily outpaced the expectations of analysts surveyed earlier by Reuters. The numbers were especially strong in the Northeast region as its unusually harsh winter ended. The construction data was provided in a …

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White Paper Authors Warn of the Cost of Reprivatizing GSEs

By Brian Honea Currently their line of credit with Treasury would provide about 5 percent capitalization and the current guarantee fee of 63 basis points would provide about 3 percent; they would need to increase their G-fees by about 27 basis points to raise the additional 2 percent capital. The post White Paper Authors Warn of the Cost of Reprivatizing …

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OCC Reveals Final Integration Rule

By xhevrije A press release from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) revealed its final rule integrating policies and procedures for corporate activities and transactions of national banks and federal savings associations. The OCC also is adopting amendments to update its rules for agency organization and function. The post OCC Reveals Final Integration Rule appeared first on …

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