Fannie Mae sees 2012 home sales up 3.5% to 4.74 million

Fannie Mae’s risk index continues to outpace Freddie Mac’s. Data from Zillow on existing home sales and unique listings Advantages of the AEI Housing Market Indicators:. – Uses virtually all institutionally financed sales back to October 2012.

Bloomberg reports that total issuance of non-agency securities tied to new loans jumped to $13.4 billion last year from $3.5 billion in 2012, the sales collapsed after. the first a $232 million.

Zillow survey: 5% home value growth expected in 2013 the UK’s lower-than-expected 0.1% GDP growth in the first quarter will not be repeated in Q2. A lull in inflation, coupled with marginally stronger wage growth, also means that consumer spending power is on the rise – a positive for consumer sentiment. Prime country home values in England rose by an average of 0.2% in the year to the end

Fannie Mae HomePath has announced they will offer up to 3.5% towards the buyers closing cost through March 31, 2014. Fannie Mae HomePath properties are homes that Fannie Mae owns through foreclosure. Fannie Mae offers special financing on these homes with reduced down payment, no mortgage insurance and no appraisal required.

 · What’s Ahead for Home Prices in 2012.. Currently, about 1.84 million home loans are 90 days or more delinquent (a strong predictor of foreclosure) but not yet foreclosed on, and 2.17 million.

Detroit housing market remains mystery after bankruptcy James Mackey heads to Freddie Mac Hong Kong welcomes moves by the U.S. government to seize control of mortgage finance firms fannie mae fnm.N and freddie mac fre.N as this should stabilise the stressed market, its central bank chief.

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The FHFA House Price Index (HPI) is a broad measure of the movement of single -family house prices.. whose mortgages have been purchased or securitized by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac since January 1975.. See HPI release dates. Use prices from sales transactions of mortgage data obtained from the Enterprises.

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Fannie Mae sees 2012 home sales up 3.5% to 4.74 million The housing sector will likely take incremental steps forward in 2012, though total originations will fall on fewer refinances, according to economists at Fannie Mae .