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Land, home costs paint different pictures for two Southern California multifamily markets

Fannie's Multifamily Economics and Market Research Group compares two leading, but different, multifamily markets in California.

January 4, 2017 |

2017 growth to remain flat despite improved economic confidence

While some measures may lead to improved confidence, Fannie Mae’s economic outlook remains conservative.

January 6, 2017 |

Consumer housing sentiment continues to cool, despite post-election economic confidence

The six components that comprise Fannie Mae's Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) showed mixed results in December.

January 16, 2017 |

New modification program offers simplicity and certainty

The Fannie Mae Flex Modification consolidates three modification program into a single solution.

January 23, 2017 |

Homeownership counseling symposium draws nonprofits, lenders

Industry leaders weigh in on the future of housing counseling as part of the mortgage process.

January 30, 2017 |

What 7 housing market experts say we can expect in 2017

The housing market demonstrated slow-but-steady growth in 2016. But what will next year hold?

February 6, 2017 |

Will U.S. policy keep the nation’s economic expansion alive in 2017?

Will policy changes extend the expansion? That's what Fannie Mae economists are asking this year.

February 13, 2017 |

Following rise in rates, refinance activity slows, at least for now

The refinance market may be cooling as interest rates rise, but it won’t disappear, thanks to cash-out refi activity.

February 15, 2017 |

Some multifamily markets face changing supply, growth realities in 2017

Growth in multifamily will continue strong in many areas this year, buoyed by job growth and new inventory.

February 22, 2017 |

MBA shares economic forecast at servicing conference in Dallas

MBA says interest rates for the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage will tick upward, and overall mortgage volume will dip slightly.

February 27, 2017 |

Lessons from HAMP are shaping the future of loss mitigation

A panel at MBA Servicing discussed how the industry is moving forward with new loan modification programs.

March 1, 2017 |