Freddie Mac

Type: Company
Name: Freddie Mac
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.freddiemac.com
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Freddie Mac
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Federal judge dismisses Coakley's suit against Fan and Fred

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Massachusetts attorney general and gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley accusing federal mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae of being "roadblocks to progress" in helping some foreclosed homeowners ... [Published Boston Business Journal - 45 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

Foreclosures the issue, not Boston Community Capital CEO

), Andrea Estes misses crucial facts about Attorney General Martha Coakley’s lawsuit against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.The story isn’t about Coakley or Boston Community Capital CEO Elyse Cherry. It’s really about thousands of struggling homeowners, many ... [Published Boston Globe - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Freddie Mac Economists Prescribe L.I.F.T. for Economy

Frank E. Nothaft and Leonard Kiefer, Freddie Mac's chief and deputy chief economists have come up with a formula for lifting the economy from its continuing low-growth status to a trajectory of robust sustainable growth. And that's what they are calling ... [Published MortgageNewsDaily - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Bove Encouraged By Watt’s Comments On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

FHFA director Mel Watt’s comments have given Rafferty Capital Market’s Richard Bove more confidence that the government isn’t really eliminating the GSEs after allFederal Housing Finance Agency director Mel Watt’s speech earlier this week gave most people ... [Published Value Walk - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Lower Down Payments Could Stimulate Homebuilders ETFs

The Federal National Mortgage Association ( FNMA ) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. ( FMCC ) are in talks over issuing home loans with as little as 3% down, potentially enticing would-be buyers and bolstering housing sector-related exchange traded ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Home sales post atypical surge for September

Recent years have seen dramatic drops in home sales in September, but Alachua County buyers were a lot busier this year.Existing single-family home sales were up 14 percent over September 2013 -- the largest year-over-year increase since December -- with ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Oct 21 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Freddie Mac October U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook

Freddie Mac released today its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for October, showing the four key ingredients labor, income, fixed investment and trust required to lift the economy toward robust ... ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 4 reports

Slump in mortgage rates fails to rally home buyers

The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($417,000 or less) decreased to 4.10 percent, the lowest level since May 2013, from 4.20 percent, according to the MBA. Some lenders are now offering rates ... [Published CNBC - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 4 reports

US Existing Home Sales Rise in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes rose 2.4 ... [Published Arkansas Business - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Greystone Chosen as Approved Multifamily Lender for Freddie Mac Program

Greystone has announced that it has been selected by Freddie Mac Multifamily to sell loans under the new Small Balance Loan offering. This new agency platform offers fixed-rate and hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage loans ranging from $1 million to $5 million ... [Published National Mortgage Professional Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 8 reports

FHFA Director Seeks To Streamline Rules

Washington, DC, Oct. 21, 2014 -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency plans to make reforms that could help increase mortgage credit availability.FHFA Director Mel Watt told the Mortgage Bankers Association that he hopes to relieve bottlenecks that should ... [Published Floor Daily - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fairholme adds to position in Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae

A must-know overview of Fairholme Capital's 2Q14 positions (Part 4 of 9)( Continued from Part 3 )Fairholme Capital’s 2Q14 positionsBruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme Capital added a new position in Lands’ End Inc. (LE) in 2Q14. The fund also added to its positions ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 21 2014]

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While all four banks are under scrutiny in regulatory probes of alleged attempts to manipulate currency markets, Credit Suisse said last month "the investigation has not so far revealed anything material around Credit Suisse" . The companies say they are co-operating with regulators in those matters
"Until the home building industry recovers, the nation's economy will never fully recover" Kelly said
"I think the 20 percent down payment has become the default, no pun intended" says Jonathan Miller, president of Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants. "To many homeowners, I think it symbolizes a commitment."
Piwowar argued that the SEC's economic analysis found that "mandatory risk retention could impose significant costs on the financial markets” that will likely be passed on to borrowers, either by increased borrowing costs or loss of access to credit and will "cut directly against the intended benefits of securitization""

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Home Buyers Aren’t Budging for Low Rates [Published REALTOR Magazine - 16 hours ago]
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Why regulators are making it easier to get a mo... [Published Ezra Klein - 17 hours ago]
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Hensarling Gets Long-Shot Challenge for Chairma... [Published Bloomberg - 17 hours ago]
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Why regulators are making it easier to get a mo... [Published Ezra Klein - 17 hours ago]
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Three years ago, in the dark days of the housing crisis, regulators pressed for a controversial rule change aimed at cracking down on shoddy and dishonest lending practices. Now they’re rolling back their plans. ...
Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac — All Finan... [Published Livinglies's Weblog - 21 hours ago]
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The Recent Liquidation Avalanche As Explained B... [Published Zero Hedge - 22 hours ago]
From Dan Loeb's latest letter to investors: Before October, both market corrections and rallies back had been quick and dramatic this year. We feared that there had been a paradigm shift until the last few days, but it now seems the market may be continuing ...
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