Posts Tagged ‘freddie mac’

Loan limits on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA mortgages will be cut if we do not act now.

Loan limits on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA mortgages will be cut if we do not act now. This news is important to all net branch companies. Congress passed two temporary laws (The Economic Stimulus Act ) earlier this year that raised the maximum loan amount eligible to be purchased by Fannie Mae and […]

Net Branch – How important is FHA?

Net Branch – How important is FHA? Up until 18 months ago most people would have said – not so much! Today it’s another story. With the Fed take over of Fannie and Freddie comes a very strict requirement for the two agencies to cut their portfolios by over 60%. This will mean less lending […]

Fed Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac bail out – what next?

By now everyone has heard about the historic bail out of Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM) and Freddie Mac (NYSE: FRE) by the government. In the short term this looks like a good move. The two companies are saved from insolvency and they can continue with business as usual. Is this good or bad in the […]