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Fannie Mae Says Foreclosure Delays Represent a Breach by the Servicer

Friday, September 3, 2010

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Tweet By: Carrie Bay The nation’s largest mortgage company is about to start cracking down on servicers for letting delinquent loans languish too long without action. Fannie Mae issued a notice this week alerting servicers that it is monitoring all delinquent loans in its portfolio and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) pools to ensure foreclosures are handled […]

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Fannie Mae’s CEO Lauds ‘New Realism’ of Better Underwriting

Friday, July 30, 2010

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Tweet By: Carrie Bay Fannie Mae is building the “strongest book of business we’ve seen in the last decade,” the GSE’s president and CEO, Michael Williams, proclaimed to a group of industry professionals this week. While tighter underwriting standards may mean fewer consumers are able to get loans and banks are holding credit close to […]

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VA Extends Mortgage Relief to Veterans Affected by Gulf Oil Spill

Friday, July 2, 2010

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Tweet By: Carrie Bay The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has joined federal agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in offering mortgage relief to borrowers who may be impacted by the BP oil spill still ravaging the Gulf Coast. The VA recently issued a notice to servicers of VA-guaranteed home loans instructing them to “extend […]

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Fannie Mae Requests $8.4B in Federal Aid after Q1 Loss

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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Tweet Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has reported a net loss of $11.5 billion for the first quarter of 2010. The deficit has prompted the GSE to ask the Treasury for another $8.4 billion in federal funding. Last week, Freddie Mac requested $10.6 billion from the Treasury after it too posted another quarterly loss. According to […]

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