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The political rancor resulting from President Trump’s comments on last weekend’s events in Charlottesville are not driving White House economic adviser Gary Cohn out of the Administration
The political rancor resulting from President Trump’s comments on last weekend’s events in Charlottesville are not driving White House economic adviser Gary Cohn out of the Administration.   According to a Bloomberg report, an unnamed White House official stated that while Cohn was upset over the... Keep Reading....
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) had modified the High LTV Streamlined Refinance program designed to help borrowers who are current on their mortgage but are unable to refinance because their loans have loan-to-value (LTV) ratios that exceed the maximum limits set by Fannie Mae and... more
A bipartisan duo of senators is reportedly working on a proposal that would break up the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs)
With the August recess looming, members of Congress are preparing to head home to their states and districts. It’s a perfect time for members of the Mortgage Action Alliance (MAA) to engage with your elected representatives. The MAA is a non-partisan and free nationwide grassroots lobbying network... more
The Appraisal Institute has published a new book that enables commercial real estate professionals to better appreciate the complexities of the green building movement.   “The Valuation of Green Commercial Real Estate” by Timothy P. Runde and Stacey L. Thoyre details how valuation professionals,... more
PHH Mortgage Corp. has agreed to an approximately $74 million settlement to resolve claims that it failed to meet underwriting regulation on loans that were insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.   The... more