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Today’s Real Estate News 3-15-2011

15 Mar

Today’s news that may be of interest to you:

Issa Seeks Data on Whether GSEs Still Buy ‘Risky’ Mortgages
Bloomberg | March 14, 2011
U.S. Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asked the agency overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for documents to determine whether they’ve resumed buying “risky, low-quality mortgages.”

Fed to Hold Steady Despite Oil Price and Ravaged Japan
Reuters | March 15, 2011
The Federal Reserve looks set to hold monetary policy on a steady course Tuesday, even as lofty oil prices and increased uncertainty following a devastating earthquake in Japan raise doubts about the economy’s path.

FHA Short Refi Program Applications Rise as Major Lenders Come Aboard
HousingWire | March 14, 2011
Five of the largest lenders in the U.S. are signed up for the Federal Housing Administration’s Short Refi program, spurring applications upward even as Republican lawmakers try to terminate the initiative.

Poll: Deep Divisions on Budget
The Washington Post | March 15, 2011
The early battles in Washington this year have cemented the public’s disapproval of the political system and the country’s leadership, with confidence in congressional Republicans sagging and majorities disapproving of how President Obama is handling top domestic issues, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

GOP Set to Begin Chipping Away at Mortgage Giants
The Wall Street Journal | March 14, 2011
Republican lawmakers are preparing this week to introduce a series of legislative proposals to gradually reduce the role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

FDIC Slow to Try to Recover Money
The Washington Post | March 15, 2011
To date, the FDIC has sued officers and directors at only five of the 345 banks that have collapsed since 2008, or about 2 percent of the total.

From the National Association of Realtors®:

6 Most Promising Real Estate Markets for 2011
Inman News released a list of its top picks for real estate markets to watch in 2011. See if your state made the list.

Survey: Buyers, Sellers Optimistic About Housing
Nearly 70 percent of buyers and sellers say they believe a real estate recovery is on the horizon and that real estate is a good investment, according to a new survey.

Banks Launch Programs to Aid Military Families
Following investigations into lending abuses by banks to military borrowers, two banks have stepped up to offer programs to help more military families who are struggling to make their mortgage.

 

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