Freddie Mac

Type: Company
Name: Freddie Mac
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.freddiemac.com
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Freddie Mac
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 18 reports

Mortgage rates fall for a 2d week

WASHINGTON — Average rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week. Freddie Mac said the average for the 30-year loan fell to 4.27 percent, from 4.34 percent last week. The average for the 15-year mortgage eased to 3.33 percent ... [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Fidelity Bonds

Fidelity bonds are a form of insurance that covers policyholders for losses incurred as a result of fraudulent acts by specified individuals. Also known as crime policies and employee theft insurance, this wasn't even on the radar of many cooperative ... [Published Habitat Magazine - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

FHFA, City Of Chicago Resolve Dispute Over Vacant Property Ordinance

On April 3, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois approved an order of dismissal and memorandum of understanding jointly entered by the FHFA and the City of Chicago to end more than two years of litigation over a city ordinance ... [Published JD Supra - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Freddie Mac introduces new LIBOR-based multifamily securities offering

The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, or Freddie Mac, has introduced K-F03 Certificates, a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates, or K Certificates, backed by LIBOR-based, floating rate multifamily mortgages with five- and seven-year ... [Published Individual.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 5 reports

Bank of America reports unexpected first-quarter loss

Bank of America reported an unexpected first-quarter loss on Wednesday after it took a $6bn charge to cover litigation expenses, a figure that far exceeded the legal settlements the second biggest US bank has announced recently.Revenue improved in many ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Foreclosure from the tenant's perspective: Honey's story

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith.In November, we thought we'd reached the last straw in terms of the condo we have been renting. We'd had numerous problems with our place and our landlord (namely, not fixing things when they broke -- major ... [Published TheStreet.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

“Fees Charged by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac?”

When the bailout was done for Fannie and Freddie, immediately when that was done, both increased the fees that consumers paid on their mortgages. All these fees resulted in higher rates to the consumer.Fannie and Freddie have paid back all the bailout ... [Published Manchester Patch - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 15 reports

Mortgage spats hurt Bank of America

New York - Bank of America swung to a quarterly loss as the second-biggest US lender booked $6 billion (R63.4bn) of costs tied to mortgage disputes.The first-quarter loss was $276 million, or 5c a diluted share, compared with a profit of $1.48bn, or 10c, ... [Published IOL - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Fitch Affirms Freddie Mac 2012-K709 and Freddie Mac Structured Pass-Through Certificates K709

Fitch Affirms Freddie Mac 2012-K709 and Freddie Mac Structured Pass-Through Certificates K7 ... [Published Noodls - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Loan quality control reporting tips

In the 2012, Freddie Mac published its exhaustive Quality Control Best Practices , in which they argue that through extensive research they can strongly conclude that the mortgage industry must employ reliable and effective quality control programs. Maintaining ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Freddie Mac economists predict boom in home purchases for 2014

Freddie Mac economists said in a blog last week that the U.S. housing market will continue to see a decline in the number of refinances, while home purchases will expand in coming months.During the first quarter of 2013, 71 percent of all mortgage originations ... [Published BankCreditNews.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

The Senate Banking Committee Proposes Adoption Of An Untried Model To Replace Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

By Grab Media, a blinkx company Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, once the twin kingpins of the home loan market, have been languishing in Federal conservatorship since September 6, 2008. While their continued presence is an embarrassment to many on both sides ... [Published IT Business Net - Apr 16 2014]

Quotes

The mortgage valuation yield curve insights depend heavily on Prof. Robert A Jarrow's paper " Risky Coupon Bonds as a Portfolio of Zero-Coupon Bonds " published in Finance Research Letters in 2004
...8 percent in March, but not as much asas expected," said Frank Nothaft, vice president and chief economist, Freddie Mac. "Also, permits fell 2.4 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 990,000, which followed a slight downward revision of 4,000 permits in February."
"We believe that Lending Club has an opportunity to transform an important part of the banking system into a transparent online marketplace" said Henry Ellenbogen , portfolio manager at T Rowe Price Associates, in a statement
Recently unveiled "HOME Forward” housing act may signal the end of Fannie and Freddie"

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Mortgage rates fall for a 2d week [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
Small Lender Groups Seek Changes to Johnson-Cra... [Published Inside Mortgage Finance - 4 hours ago]
Both Purchase-Mortgage and Refinance Volume Dow... [Published Inside Mortgage Finance - 4 hours ago]
Projected T-Bill Rates Jump 0.25% In 2017-2018,... [Published Seeking Alpha - 5 hours ago]
Business briefs: Michaels breach affects 2.6 mi... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 5 hours ago]
Mortgage Rates Continue Downward Trend, Hit 4.2... [Published National Mortgage Professional Magazine - 6 hours ago]
U.S. fixed mortgage rates ease further [Published China.org.cn - 6 hours ago]
XINHUA - U.S. fixed mortgage rates ease further [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
Lending Club acquires Springstone Financial [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 7 hours ago]
Recently unveiled "HOME Forward” housing act ma... [Published Lexology - 7 hours ago]
Hillsborough real estate transactions for April 20 [Published Tampa Bay Times - 8 hours ago]
Where's Watt? [Published HousingWire.com - 8 hours ago]
In Remembrance: Leonard M. Rosen, Co-Founder of... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - 8 hours ago]
First and Last: A Tale of Two Enteprises [Published BPM Institute - 8 hours ago]
Fidelity Bonds [Published Habitat Magazine - 8 hours ago]
ANWORTH MORTGAGE ASSET : Announces Preferred Di... [Published 4 Traders - 9 hours ago]
Leonard Rosen, restructuring practice pioneer, ... [Published Columbus - 9 hours ago]
First Horizon National's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 9 hours ago]
Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Tick Down For Secon... [Published Mortgage Orb - 9 hours ago]
The government can’t agree if Fannie and Freddi... [Published Washington Post - 11 hours ago]
Mortgage Rates Decline; 30-Year Rate Averages 4... [Published Motley Fool - 11 hours ago]
Federal Home Loan Mortgage : Demand Drivers [Published 4 Traders - 11 hours ago]
Average US 30-year Mortgage Rate Falls To 4.27 ... [Published American Banking News - 12 hours ago]
Colorado home-loan payoffs in hit a five-year low [Published Denver Post - 12 hours ago]
Bail-Ins & Real Assets vs Liability-Based Assets [Published GoldSeek.com - 13 hours ago]
Blackstone Discusses Fannie and Freddie Stake [Published The Street Latest - 13 hours ago]
US average rate on 30-year home loan 4.27 percent [Published Barchart - 13 hours ago]
Mortgage rates drop for second straight week [Published Business First of Buffalo - 14 hours ago]
FHFA, City Of Chicago Resolve Dispute Over Vaca... [Published JD Supra - 14 hours ago]
BC-Business News Preview [Published NewsOK.com - 14 hours ago]
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In Remembrance: Leonard M. Rosen, Co-Founder of... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - 8 hours ago]
Leonard M. Rosen, a founder of New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Leonard M. Rosen, a founding partner of elite New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, has died. The influential bankruptcy lawyer passed away on Wednesday, April ...
Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates fall two weeks stra... [Published Housing Wire - 15 hours ago]
Mortgage rates fell for the second week straight, as investors seek safety in U.S. Treasuries and mortgage bonds, assisting homebuyer affordability during the spring home buying season. ...
Fixed Mortgage Rates at Six Week Low [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 15 hours ago]
MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates easing further for the second consecutive week helping to increase ...
The Pelopennesian Lesson. [Published London Irvine Report - 22 hours ago]
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Monoline, bondholders gain settlement [Published Structured Credit Investor - Latest Issue News - Apr 17 2014]
A settlement has been agreed between an ad hoc group of bondholders of nine FGIC-insured Countrywide RMBS trusts, Bank of America, FGIC, Freddie Mac and BNY ... ...
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Breaking down the Fannie, Freddie wind down [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 14 2014]
Closing Fannie & Freddie won't fix big picture ... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 13 2014]
Markets in reverse; Tesla stalls in NJ [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 11 2014]
Markets in reverse; Tesla stalls in NJ [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 11 2014]
Ready Freddie? The smart money is looking [Published Reuters Video: Business - Nov 15 2013]
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:Tesla Motors,... [Published Financial Services - Apr 14 2014]
New "Investors Unite" Coalition Launches to Win... [Published Financial Services - Apr 03 2014]
Bank of America Announces Settlements With Fede... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Mar 26 2014]
Credit Suisse Announces Settlement of FHFA Liti... [Published Credit Suisse Latest News - Mar 21 2014]
Freddie Mac Selects Platinum Data as Distributo... [Published Financial Services - Mar 18 2014]
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