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The mortgage 'lock-in effect' could worsen wealth inequality and is likely to last for years to come, FHFA says

Unless mortgage rates fall significantly, the "lock-in" effect pushing up home prices will last a l…

Jennifer Sor   


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The government's response to making homeownership more attainable is buying $1 million mortgages

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are required by law to pay $1 million per home in some areas. Like every…

Ben Winck   


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US home prices climb record 3.1% as low mortgage rates fuel housing-market boom

Robust demand and low borrowing costs "will remain important tailwinds" through the end of the year…

Ben Winck   


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Home prices grew at the fastest-ever rate in February as the market boom charged on, FHFA says

Separately, the S&P Case-Shiller home-price index posted its largest one-year jump since 2006. That…

Ben Winck   


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What's the difference between mortgage forbearance and deferment? It comes down to interest and repayment methods

If you enroll in forbearance, interest accrues and you pay it all back at once. If you defer, inter…

Laura Grace Tarpley   


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Homeowners with mortgages from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac now have another option to defer payments during COVID-19

Have a mortgage backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac? If you've requested deferral during the corona…

Laura Grace Tarpley   


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New FHFA rules are forcing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to consider alternative data for creditworthiness

These broader financial risks mean there's an onus on regulators to ensure similar issues don't ari…

Mekebeb Tesfaye   


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Here come FHFA home prices ...

Several other indicators have shown that home prices continue to rise amid shrinking inventories an…

Akin Oyedele   


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Here come FHFA home prices ...

At 9 a.m. ET, the Federal Housing Finance Agency will publish data on home prices during December.A…

Akin Oyedele   


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Here Comes FHFA Home Prices...

The index is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages sold to or guaranteed by …

Steven Perlberg   


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HERE COMES FHFA HOME PRICES...

Heads up! We are minutes away from the release of the August FHFA House Price Index, due out at 9 A…

Matthew Boesler   


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FHFA Home Prices Beat Expectations

Economists have for some time expected home prices to cool in the second half of the year. Paul Dig…

Mamta Badkar   


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Here Comes The FHFA Home Price Index...

Housing starts fell in June and the previous month's numbers were revised down as well. Existing ho…

Mamta Badkar   


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JPMorgan Reaches A $5.1 Billion Settlement With The FHFA Over Mortgage Claims

Washington, DC - The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddi…

Julia La Roche   


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FHFA House Price Index Rises 0.6%

On the month, home prices were up the most in the Pacific division (Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Ore…

Mamta Badkar   


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Here's A Rundown Of All Of JPMorgan's Mounting Legal Headaches

Once the darling of Washington, D.C., the bank has now received regulatory inquiries and investigat…

Steven Perlberg,Julia La Roche   


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Here's A Rundown Of All Of JPMorgan's Mounting Legal Headaches

Once the darling of Washington, D.C., the bank has now received regulatory inquiries and investigat…

Steven Perlberg,Julia La Roche   


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Home prices continued to soar higher across the US in the 4th quarter

Home prices in the US rose 6.5% on an annual basis in the last three months of 2023, according to t…

Yuheng Zhan   


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Denmark has the solution to America's broken housing market

In a cruel twist, millions of Americans are trapped in their homes by low mortgage rates. Denmark's…

James Rodriguez   


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What everyone's getting wrong about the housing market

The rise in mortgage rates has both buyers and sellers playing the waiting game. They could be maki…

James Rodriguez