Will Fannie and Freddie get a new sibling?

2019-06-23

Bloomberg After over a decade of stagnation, the race is finally on to release mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government control and reshape the housing finance system. The devil is, as always, in the details — except that some of the “details” aren’t so limited in scope.Read More →

Mortgage rates throttle higher, but relief lies ahead

2019-03-09

Getty Images Homes in a suburban neighborhood of Pittsburgh Rates for home loans rose slightly, squelching borrower enthusiasm even as the long-term outlook for rates remained upbeat for buyers. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.41% in the March 7 week, mortgage guarantor Freddie Mac said Thursday. That was up sixRead More →