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Are home appraisals always necessary?
The Real Deal Magazine
Do we always need an appraiser to tell us what a house is worth? The two biggest sources of mortgage financing in the country — Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae — think not. With no formal public announcement, on June 19 Freddie Mac began phasing in its ...

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Miami Herald

Refinancing mortgage? Maybe you don't need that appraisal after all
Miami Herald
With no formal public announcement, on June 19 Freddie Mac began phasing in its plan to transition to appraisal-free mortgage for certain loan applications. Though limited initially to some refinancings, Freddie expects to expand the concept to home ...

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The Mortgage Reports (blog)

Current Mortgage Rates Approach 7-Month High After Trump Wins Election
The Mortgage Reports (blog)
A correction is in progress. Investors had "priced in" a Democratic win, but now must adjust to the unexpected election results. Mortgage rates appeared to be on the cusp of a steep drop overnight. A win by the Republican nominee was supposed to usher ...

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Washington Post

For Fannie and Freddie, appraisals are not always necessary
Washington Post
The country's two biggest sources of mortgage financing — Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae — think not. With no formal public announcement, Freddie Mac on June 19 began phasing in its plan to transition to appraisal-free mortgages for certain loan ...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hold steady at YTD lows
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Mortgage rates decreased slightly this week, hovering near year-to-date lows. Freddie Mac's survey shows that as mortgage rates inched down, the Treasury yield increased following last week's sharp decline. Via:: Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hold steady ...

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Visionet Systems integrates with Freddie Mac's Loan Closing Dataset
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
RT @MountainSeed: Where is the future of the #appraisal industry headed? @appraisalbuzz talks with @FirstAm's Chief #Appraiser. https://t.c… 2017/06/14; #appraisers if you haven't voted yet there is still time to help pick our #ValExpo Most Valuable ...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Are home appraisals always necessary?
NewsOK.com
With no formal public announcement, on June 19, Freddie Mac began phasing in its plan to transition to appraisal-free mortgages for certain loan applications. Though limited initially to some refinancings, Freddie expects to expand the concept to home ...


HousingWire

FHA premiums, fair housing, appraisal requirements top list of industry concerns for HUD
HousingWire
“CHLA recommends that FHA review the processes used by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with respect to their Collateral Underwriter process for appraisals, and partner with or use similar processes to provide for more streamlined treatment,” the letter stated.

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FHFA Home Prices Continue Strong Gains
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
FHFA's Housing Price Index (HPI), which is based on loans sold to or guaranteed by the two GSEs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, increased 0.7 percent from March. Further, the March Index, originally reported to have gained 0.6 percent from the previous ...

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MBA Objects to FHFA Non-Bank Servicer Proposal
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
The agencies said that its regulated entities, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) and the Federal Home Loan Banks, contract with third parties for services to support the secondary mortgage market . “While oversight of these counterparties is ...

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