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Fannie Mae's Five Steps to Sustainable Home Ownership

As the last decade has shown us, it's not enough to get into a home of your own -- you have to be able to stay there comfortably and affordably, including having enough of a cushion to ride out rough [...]

Consumers are Becoming More Optimistic about the Economy

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With an increase in employment opportunities, consumers are becoming more optimistic about the economy.  In turn, this improves the housing market.  Fannie Mae’s February 2015 Housing Survey™ showed an all time high of 47 percent of people think that the economy is headed in the right

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Total Mortgages in Forbearance Decreased this June

Number Of U.S. Mortgages In Forbearance Rises Slightly

For the first time since March, the total number of mortgage loans in forbearance has decreased to 8.48% from the previous week of 8.55% (Mortgage Bankers Association). Currently, there are 4.2M homeowners with forbearance plans.

 

The National Home Price Index STILL Rising

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The FHFA’s home price index went up 6.5% YOY, and 1% MOM in July, with annual gains across the census. They also revised their June numbers from 0.9% MOM to 1%