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- Fannie Mae: Industry Originations Up. Collins, Brian // American Banker;6/22/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 96, p2
Brief information is given about the U.S. government-sponsored enterprise Fannie Mae's upward revision of its mortgage origination outlook for 2011 by three percent.
- Call for Fannie 101 Changes. Finkelstein, Brad // National Mortgage News;6/14/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 37, p10
The article reports on the call of Tommy Duncan, executive vice president of Franklin, Tennessee-based Quality Mortgage Services LLC, for changes in government-sponsored enterprise Fannie Mae's loan quality initiative (LQI).
- Fannie Mae's Quality Control Called Redundant. Berry, Kate // Mortgage Servicing News;Jun2010, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p5
The article reports on the criticisms of mortgage lenders to the new quality-control requirements set by government-sponsored enterprise Fannie Mae, contending that the changes will delay closings and reduce originations without much improving loan quality in the U.S.
- Fannie Mae Lowers Rehab for Deeds-in-Lieu. Berry, Kate // Mortgage Servicing News;Jun2010, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p6
The article reports on the move of government-sponsored enterprise Fannie Mae to shorten the minimum waiting time for borrowers who grant a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure to be eligible for a new Fannie Mae mortgage in the U.S.
- President favors keeping Uncle Sam in mortgage business. // North Western Financial Review;9/1/2011, Vol. 196 Issue 17, p22
The article reports on the plan of the President Barack Obama's administration to keep Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac intact in the mortgage business in the U.S.
- Lenders Selling Shaky Loans to GSEs, Even Now. Berry, Kate // American Banker;7/9/2010, Vol. 175 Issue F326, p7
The article reports that some lenders are selling loans to the government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac without properly verifying borrowers' ability to pay.
- When Fannie and Freddie Hit the Fan. Crook, Clive // National Journal;7/19/2008, p13
The article focuses on the uncertain status of U.S. lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It mentions that the combined housing-loan book of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is worth $5 trillion. The author asserts that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are part of a complex and partially disguised system of...
- GSEs Could Cease Being Kinder Distressed Mortgage Owners. Muolo, Paul // National Mortgage News;9/20/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 50, p1
The article reports on the concern on the possible increase in government-sponsored enterprises (GSE) foreclosures in 2010 in the U.S. It states that GSEs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are both expected to continue on pressing for loan modifications, but not on unsaveable borrowers. It mentions te...
- Servicing Fee Overhaul Could Lessen Asset Value. Horwitz, Jeff // National Mortgage News;1/17/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 16, p1
The article discusses the possible impact of changing the servicing fee of mortgage servicers in the U.S. that are handling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans. It states that mortgage servicers' servicing fee which is reportedly the backbone for the industry's compensation structure, hedging and...