Tuesday, November 19, 2019

GSEs

Fannie Mae: U.S. Economy Will Continue to Strengthen in 2020

Despite a potential breakdown in trade talks between the U.S. and China, as well as ongoing political uncertainty abroad, Fannie Mae’s Economic...

FHFA Extends Deadline For Commenting on UMBS Pooling Practices

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has extended the deadline for interested parties to provide input on potential changes to Fannie Mae...

Fannie Mae Sells Another Pool of NPLs

Matawin Ventures XXIX (Tourmalet Advisors) is the winning bidder on a pool of nonperforming mortgage loans (NPLs) recently auctioned by Fannie Mae.

Freddie Mac: Housing Market Remains on Solid Ground

Despite the possibility of an economic slowdown, the housing market appears to be in good shape and mortgage originators should see increased...

Calabria: GSE Reform Needs to Happen Now, While Housing Market is Strong

Efforts to prepare Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for their transition out of conservatorship were discussed by Mark Calabria, director of the...

Freddie Mac Promotes Frank Nazzaro to EVP and CIO

Frank Nazzaro is the new executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) at Freddie Mac.Nazzaro joined Freddie...

David Lowman Stepping Down as EVP of Single-Family at Freddie Mac

After six years with the company, David Lowman is stepping down from his position as executive vice president of the single-family business...

Treasury, FHFA Set Capital Retention Requirements For Fannie, Freddie

Let the re-capping begin.The Treasury and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) have agreed on how much capital...

Industry to CFPB: Ditch the DTI Ratio Requirement for ATR/QM Rule

A coalition of mortgage lenders and industry associations is pushing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to eliminate the debt-to-income (DTI) ratio...

Administration Seeks to Fast Track GSE Reform

In what would be a major first step toward housing finance reform, the Treasury may end its net-sweep of Fannie Mae and...

Fannie Mae Auctioning Portfolio of RPLs with UPB of $5.1 Billion

Fannie Mae seeks to offload 29,600 re-performing loans (RPLs) from its portfolio - part of the company’s ongoing effort to shed riskier...

David Applegate Stepping Down as CEO of CSS

Following the successful implementation of a uniform mortgage backed security for government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, David Applegate will...

GSEs Postpone Mandatory Use of New URLA Form

Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have postponed the deadline for mandatory use of the redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application...

Freddie Mac Prices $2.2 Billion Securitization of RPLs

Freddie Mac is offering a rated securitization of approximately $2.2 billion including both guaranteed senior and unguaranteed subordinate securities backed by a...

Blend’s Automated Asset Verification Now Available via Freddie Mac’s AIM

Blend’s automated asset verification service is now available through Freddie Mac’s Loan Product Advisor asset and income modeler (AIM) solution.

FHFA: Home Prices Increased 0.1% in May

U.S. home prices increased 0.1% in May compared with April as the rate of appreciation continued to slow, the Federal Housing Finance...

CFPB Plans to Let QM Patch Expire

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is planning to allow the controversial QM patch rule expire in January 2021, however, it may...

Fannie Mae Announces Winning Bidders in 12th Reperforming Loan Sale

DLJ Mortgage Capital Inc., Goldman Sachs Mortgage Co. and 510 Model I are the purchasers of approximately 16,500 loans totaling $2.6 billion...

Freddie Mac Launches New Home Renovation Program

Freddie Mac has launched a new home renovation loan program that allows home buyers to also finance the cost of renovations with...

Freddie Mac Launches All For Home

In keeping with its mission to make homeownership more affordable, Freddie Mac has launched a new program, All For Home, that includes...

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