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New FHFA conforming loan limits

C.A.R. applauds FHFA for raising Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan limits.

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2018 Loan Limits

The FHFA has increased 2018 conforming loan limits. 

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C.A.R. statement on 2016 FHFA loan limits

For release: November 25, 2015 California REALTORS? disappointed FHFA did not increase Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conforming loan limits LOS ANGELES (Nov. 25) – The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcement to keep the 2016 maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac at $417,000 on one-unit properties and a cap of $625,500 in high-cost areas.

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U.S. Senate confirms Mel Watt as FHFA director

The U.S. Senate this afternoon confirmed Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which regulates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

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FHFA Launches REO-To-Rental Plan

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced a program that will shift real-estate owned (REO) properties held by government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) to investors for conversion into rental properties. GSEs like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are prepared to sell large blocks of these properties…

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C.A.R. calls for change of leadership at FHFA

For release: November 5, 2012 C.A.R. calls for change of leadership at FHFA LOS ANGELES (Nov. 5) – The following is a statement by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? (C.A.R.) on last week’s announced REO bulk sale transaction between Fannie Mae, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and Colony Capital: “Fannie Mae and FHFA’s decision to move forward with the REO bulk sale in California amounts to another gift to Wall Street at the expense of taxpayers,” said C.A.R

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C.A.R. calls for change of leadership at FHFA

For release: November 5, 2012 C.A.R. calls for change of leadership at FHFA LOS ANGELES (Nov.

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Legislation introduced to stop REO bulk sales in California

H.R. 5823 prevents the FHFA from selling Fannie Mae real estate-owned (REO) properties in California to institutional investors. 

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Legislation introduced to stop REO bulk sales in California

H.R. 5823 prevents the FHFA from selling Fannie Mae real estate-owned (REO) properties in California to institutional investors. 

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FHFA Director Argues Against Loan Forgiveness

Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Ed DeMarco is against offering underwater borrowers loan principal pay-downs or forgiveness because he believes many people in trouble asked for those problems by overextending credit, buying too much house and not planning for hard times. One of…

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