GSEs lower expectations on housing market for 2014

Chairman Crapo released an outline of his vision for housing finance reform on February 1. Senator Crapo has long been a strong voice in trying to advance the topic and came the closest when he, and then Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD), gained bipartisan support for the Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2014.

Associated Banc-Corp (ASBC) Q1 2014. market’s been rather frowsy at the higher multiple levels and we have stayed away from those high five, six multiple type deals. So we have definitely been out.

MBA Secondary: FHA, Ginnie Mae, VA and USDA leaders outline policy updates Treasury relaxes rules to free-up HAFA short sales New short sale rules impact buyers.. short sale transactions through HAFA must take place at "arm’s length," meaning the home sellers cannot sell the property to a relative or anyone else.

federal housing finance agency Quarterly Performance Report of the Housing GSEs Fourth Quarter 2014 . Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 FHFA Quarterly Performance Report of the Housing GSEs, Fourth Quarter 2014. overall income was still lower in 2014 than in 2013. This decline in earnings was

GSEs and their lenders were active on the multifamily front in 2014.. Fannie Mae’s Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) program has played a significant role in the multifamily housing market for 27 years. For 2014, Fannie singled out Bethesda, Md.-based commercial real estate finance.

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Let me offer some further observations on the housing market. Residential real estate is a focus of many economists because it was ground zero for the financial crisis and the ensuing Great Recession. In the past, we tended to see housing lead the economy out of the recession, but for a number of reasons, that was not the case this time.

A Realtor’s view of the Real Estate Market Follow by Email. Thursday, December 18, 2014. "The 97 percent allows the GSEs to capture loans that would otherwise go to FHA.". IHS economist Stephanie Karol focuses on two major trends that have shaped the housing market in 2014: low household formation and diverging trends for new versus.

"U.S. house prices rose 6.9 percent in the 12 months through February, the smallest gain in a year, in a sign that the housing market’s recovery is cooling." Housing Wire – "GSEs lower expectations on housing market for 2014" (4-22-14)

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American Capital mortgage investment corp. (NASDAQ:MTGE) Q3 2014 Results Conference Call October 30. sense of the bid from institutional capital typically in the lower end of the housing market..