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Ginnie Mae MBS Portfolio Expands to $2.3T

Ginnie Mae’s mortgage-backed securities outstanding portfolio grew for the 14th consecutive month in August, hitting $2.269 trillion, up from $2.248 trillion in July, and $2.119 trillion last year. This growth was fueled by steady new issuance of Ginnie Mae MBS ...

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Record Share of Homebuyers Looking to Relocate

The housing market has slowed following a pandemic-driven buying frenzy, with home sales falling and supply starting to rise due to rising mortgage rates, high home prices, inflation, and a faltering economy. According to a new report from Redfin, a ...

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Closed Sales Slip in Q1 from 2021

Home prices across the United States rose in Q1 at an annualized rate of 12.8%, according to Radian Home Price Index (HPI) data released today by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC, a Radian Group Inc. company. The Radian HPI also ...

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Higher Mortgage Rates Expected to Slow Housing Activity

According to the April 2022 commentary from the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group, expectations of aggressive monetary policy tightening through 2023 by the Federal Reserve are expected to further moderate economic output already being weighed down by ...

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Exploring the Latest Credit Trends

With consumer credit performance maintaining healthy levels across mortgage, auto, credit card, and personal loans, lenders continued to ramp up new account origination growth in the non-prime segment of the market near the end of 2021. TransUnion’s newly released Q4 ...

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