Category Archives: Mortgage Lending

Fannie and Freddie Lowering Underwriting Barriers

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac each announced what appear to be essentially identical changes in their loan underwriting programs - Fannie calls its new offering "Day 1 Certainty" while Freddie was less poetic, referring simply to new capabilities added to its Loan Advisor Suite. Fannie Mae President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim Mayopoulos, described Day…
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U.S. Mortgage Lenders Bullish on 2016 Market Outlook

Millennials, Hispanics and Boomerang Buyers Expected to Drive the Market According to a new mortgage industry survey called the Lenders One Mortgage Barometer, nearly two in three mortgage lending professionals (62 percent) expect mortgage purchase production to increase, with an overall average anticipated increase of 11 percent in 2016. Also, 87 percent believe the mortgage…
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