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The Future of Data: Can Innovation and Privacy Coexist?

Evaluating the trade-offs between data as a driver for innovations that can reduce housing costs, and concerns about privacy.

December 5, 2019 |

Three Strategies for a Simple, Stress-Free, Affordable Home Transaction Process

Real estate startups are trying out new business models like iBuying that can lower barriers to entry and housing costs.

December 5, 2019 |

Neighborhood decline reversed through inventive refinance program

The Illinois Housing Development Authority, Fannie Mae, and U.S. Bank partner for I-Refi’s $50,000 in household assistance.

April 17, 2017 |

Can New Trends and Technologies in Construction Achieve Scale?

Has the time finally come for new materials, technologies, and techniques that have the potential to transform construction?

December 5, 2019 |

Going Digital: Transforming a Paper-Based Industry for the New Age

Changing customer expectations are giving companies an opportunity to deliver a more digital customer experience.

November 18, 2019 |

Housing turns hip: Fannie Mae’s Jonathan Lawless talks innovation at SXSW

Affordable housing and the need to innovate are themes now permeating the mainstream.

March 21, 2018 |

Application programming interfaces will reshape the mortgage business

About half of lenders surveyed have either incorporated APIs into their mortgage process or used them on a trial basis.

July 31, 2017 |

Leveling the Playing Field with Frictionless Finance Models

Fintechs are offering creative financing options that cater to consumers’ wants while providing options for the underserved.

December 5, 2019 |

Early adopter calls HomeReady a boon to community reinvestment

TD Bank has embraced Fannie Mae’s affordable lending product, calling it a boon to community lending efforts.

March 13, 2017 |

Lender outlook on profit margin, mortgage demand expectation sinks

More lenders have a negative view of consumer demand for purchase and refinance mortgages.

March 28, 2018 |

Fairway is saving time and money with property inspection waivers

Fannie Mae’s Day 1 Certainty initiative streamlines key aspects of the mortgage origination process.

June 19, 2017 |