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Housing Sentiment Slips Again, Nears Record Low

According to Fannie Mae's Home Purchase Index, the percentage of Americans that believe now is a good time to buy a home decreased alongside those who expect mortgage rates to go down in the next year. Meanwhile, the percentage who say it is a bad time to buy increased to 75%.

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Fannie Mae: Helping Renters Build Credit

Fannie Mae has announced the launch of its Multifamily Positive Rent Payment Reporting pilot program, aimed at helping renters build their credit history and improve their credit score. Beginning September 27, 2022, eligible ...

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Five Star Conference Launches With Focus on REO Market

The annual Five Star Conference gathers mortgage servicing industry executives with government representatives, attorneys, service providers, and others. Sunday’s lineup included programming aimed at the agent membership of Five Star’s Federation of REO Certified Experts (FORCE).

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Erratic Mortgage Rates Jump Back Upward

After falling back toward the 5%-mark, Freddie Mac reports that mortgage rates rose more than 40-basis points this week, as continued slowdown in economic growth weighs on the housing market.

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Weak Growth Will Continue as Housing Slows

Despite mortgage rates pulling back over the past month, numbers are down 59 basis points from the recent peak of 5.22% according to the latest Fannie Mae survey, they continue to anticipate a slowdown in home sales activity.

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