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The Week Ahead: Catching Up With the Fed

This week the Fed will release its May Consumer Credit Report and most recent Balance Sheet. Last month the Fed found that consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted rate of 3-1/4 percent. Take a look at what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

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Fannie’s Earnings Recover

Fannie Mae released its Q1 financial statement Thursday. Overall, the news was good for the GSE. Fannie posted a net income of $4.3 billion, after taxes, in Q1. That's up from a $6.5 billion loss and a comprehensive loss of $6.7 ...

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Will Tax Reform Drive Migration in Years to Come?

While many are already examining the near-term effects of the tax reform passed a few months ago, could it have larger implications for where people choose to live in the long run? In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, a ...

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Law Firms and Mortgage Servicers Promote Industry Growth

Kicking off with a member reception Monday at the historic Joule Hotel in Dallas, Texas, the 11th semi-annual Legal League 100 Servicer Summit continues on Tuesday with a day full of education and networking. The event brings together mortgage servicers, ...

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FDIC Vice Chairman Stepping Down

Vice Chairman and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Thomas M. Hoenig has announced that he is stepping down on April 30, 2018. Hoenig joined the Board in April 2012, and has ...

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Sam Khater Joins Freddie Mac as Chief Economist

Khater will lead a team of researchers in providing insights and analysis on economic trends and policies affecting Freddie Mac and the housing market.

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Ocwen Awarded Top Servicing Performance Rating from Fannie Mae

Ocwen Financial Corporation, a financial services holding company based in West Palm Beach, Florida, has announced that the company was named a Fannie Mae Servicer Total Achievement and Rewards (STAR) Performer for 2017. The STAR Program recognition is reserved for ...

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Riding the Wave of Innovation: Fannie Mae’s Henry Cason

In his role as SVP, Head of Digital Products at Fannie Mae, Henry Cason is responsible for the design, development, and launch of a digital suite of products and services across single-family residential mortgage loan life cycle. He is also ...

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The Long-Term Impact of Redlining on Home Prices

As the nation is celebrating the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s signing of the Fair Housing Act, Zillow Research has taken a look at the impact of the sort of policies the Fair Housing Act was intended to ...

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