GSEs Archive

FHFA Raises Conforming Loan Limits

For the first time in a decade, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that it will raise the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages purchased through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  Beginning in 2017, the maximum loan limit for...
November 23, 2016

G-Fee Pay-for Out as Transportation Bill Takes Another Step Forward

Congressional leaders this week released the conference report for a multi-year surface transportation bill, a significant step forward as the bill works towards passage. National Association of Realtors® President Tom Salomone, broker-owner of Real Estate II Inc. in Coral...
December 2, 2015

New Credit Scoring Models Would Be Better for Homebuyers, If Anyone Would Adopt Them

NAR Researcher Ken Fears joined finance expert Ilyce Glink for an interview about alternative credit scoring models and how they can help millions more Americans obtain mortgage credit, but only if the GSEs and other mortgage financiers adopt the...
April 9, 2015