At Home with Fannie Mae
- Freddie Mac offers 97 percent mortgage. // Mortgage Banking;Aug96, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p7
Reports that Freddie Mac introduced a low down payment affordable-housing mortgage loan. Maintenance of high servicer performance rating; Mortgage insurance requirement for its Affordable Gold program.
- High LTV Loans Boost Low-Mod. Collins, Brian // National Mortgage News;5/13/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p1
Reports on the increased purchases of loans by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to meet housing goals in the U.S. Statistics on the total loan purchases of the two companies; Annual analysis of affordable housing performance by the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development; Barriers to home ownership.
- It's Business as Usual for Freddie's Multifamily Group. // National Mortgage News;6/23/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p14
Examines the impact of the management changes at government-sponsored enterprise Freddie Mac on the company's multifamily operations in the United States. Comments on the management team; Inquiry on the company's accounting; Loan maturity terms offered by Freddie.
- Freddie and Michigan in housing pact. // ABA Banking Journal;Oct90, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p7
Discusses the team up of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. and the government of Michigan to provide up to $500 million for low- and moderate-income homebuyers within the state. Sectors participating in the program; Important aspects of the Michigan Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Initiative.
- Freddie: 'Change AH Rule'. Collins, Brian // National Mortgage News;12/11/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p1
Reports that the United States Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. is pressing the U.S. Congress to change the affordable housing rules. Part of the agency's efforts to lessen the number of multifamily loans it finances; Opposition of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development to changes in the rules...
- Freddie Cuts Origination Forecast. // American Banker;7/14/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 133, p4
The author reports on changes that have been made by the company Freddie Mac with its loan origination forecast for the third quarter of 2009. The author states that Freddie Mac lowered its expectations for the quarter due to a change that occurred in refinancing. The value of loans that Freddie...
- Too Fat to Fail. Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report;8/4/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p72
An editorial is presented discussing the potential failure of financial companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The author explains his opinions on why the companies failed. The reasons include how both had too much leverage on the loans and how they were able to get away with too many things for...
- Freddie Mac Helps New Mexico Lenders. // National Mortgage News;1/5/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p6
Reports that government-backed mortgage company Freddie Mac has joined a statewide coalition of lenders and housing organizations to launch Homes for the Holidays campaign. Purpose of the three separate initiative of the campaign; Effort of the President Bush administration to help millions of...
- Council Advises Freddie on Housing Goals. Thangavelu, Poonkulali // National Mortgage News;3/22/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p26
Reports that the U.S.-based Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. has formed an advisory council for its affordable housing program. Duties and functions of the council made up of representatives from the housing and mortgage industries; Companies represented in the council.