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Freddie Mac: Fixed mortgage rates edge higher; 30-year averaging 4.14% – Los Angeles Times

June 5, 2014

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Freddie Mac: Fixed mortgage rates edge higher; 30-year averaging 4.14%
Los Angeles Times
Few of the nontraditional home loans that triggered the financial crisis are still available, and lenders will have even more reason to avoid them now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s definition of presumably safe and sound mortgages is

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Average 30-year mortgage rates drops to 4.21% – USA TODAY

May 8, 2014

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Average 30-year mortgage rates drops to 4.21%
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for a second straight week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate for the 30-year loan declined …
Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hit low for year; 30-year averages 4.21% Los Angeles Times
Mortgage rates hit low for the year on economic worries Inman.com
Mortgage rates hit a 2014 low WDIV Detroit

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Adjustable rate mortgages making a comeback in New York as local … – New York Daily News

May 5, 2014

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Adjustable rate mortgages making a comeback in New York as local
New York Daily News
The rate on a 30-year fixed home loan was 4.29% last week vs. 3.05% for a five-year adjustable mortgage, according to Freddie Mac. While demand for ARMs is picking up, it’s harder to get one these days. Lenders are applying more stringent tests in …
Wednesday’s Interest Rates for Home Mortgages at Wells Fargo May 7 Eagle’s Rant
‘Now is the time to fix’: New mortgage rates rise at fastest pace in more than This is Money
Analysis: Is it worth fixing your home loan? Property Observer
Highlight Press  – Eastern Morning Herald  – Finance Daily
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Wells Fargo Joins Lenders Lowering Credit Standards – Businessweek

May 1, 2014

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ValueWalkWells Fargo Joins Lenders Lowering Credit StandardsBusinessweek… and Freddie Mac, the government-owned mortgage giants. Almost 16 percent of the mortgages for home purchases in March went to borrowers with monthly debt obligations exceeding …

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Mortgage rates fall, 30-year fixed average at 4.29%, Freddie Mac says – Los Angeles Times

May 1, 2014

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Mortgage rates fall, 30-year fixed average at 4.29%, Freddie Mac says
Los Angeles Times
With inflation fears at bay, fixed-rate home loans got a bit cheaper this week, with Freddie Mac’s survey putting the average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage at 4.29%, down from 4.33% a week ago. The average rate for 15-year fixed mortgages
Average 30-year mortgage rate eases to 4.29% USA TODAY
U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall With 30-Year Loan at 4.29% Bloomberg
Wells Fargo Joins Lenders Lowering Credit Standards: Mortgages San Diego Source (subscription)

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Freddie Mac to Purchase and Securitize Manufactured Housing Community Loans – Wall Street Journal

April 30, 2014

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World Property ChannelFreddie Mac to Purchase and Securitize Manufactured Housing Community LoansWall Street JournalMCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Apr 30, 2014) – To provide more capital for affordable rural housing, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily w…

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Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.27% – USA TODAY

April 17, 2014

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Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.27%
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year loan fell to 4.27% from …
Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates near low for year; 30-year at 4.27% Los Angeles Times
Wells Fargo: Today’s Refinance Interest Rates for Home Mortgages Apr 16 Eagle’s Rant
PHH Mortgage, BMO Harris Bank: Thursday’s Rates for Home Mortgages Apr 17 Modern Readers
Finance Daily  – Highlight Press
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Freddie Mac to Seek Securities Sales Linked to Riskier Mortgages – Bloomberg

April 2, 2014

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ValueWalkFreddie Mac to Seek Securities Sales Linked to Riskier MortgagesBloombergThe risk-sharing bonds that Freddie Mac and competitor Fannie Mae started offering in 2013 resemble a new model for the $9.4 trillion home-mortgage market envisioned by l…

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Fannie Mae: 60 Plus Blasts Senators Favoring “Obamacare For Mortgages” – ValueWalk

April 2, 2014

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Fannie Mae: 60 Plus Blasts Senators Favoring “Obamacare For Mortgages
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Jim Martin, chairman of 60 Plus, expressing his concerns, says that the investors in Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTCBB:FMCC) include retirees, teachers, …

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Fannie Mae Wind-Down Deemed Threat to Home Recovery: Mortgages – Bloomberg

March 17, 2014

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ValueWalkFannie Mae Wind-Down Deemed Threat to Home Recovery: MortgagesBloombergA U.S. Senate plan to dismantle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (FMCC) may deliver an unintended blow to a fragile housing recovery. A draft of the measure, which Senate Banking…

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