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News stories about Risk

May 21, 2018  13:25 ET
Nonbank trade group seeks insurance-pricing probe
The Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA), a trade organization representing smaller nonbank lenders, has asked the regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to investigate the private mortgage-in...
Aug 29, 2017  17:00 ET
HUD raises costs on reverse mortgages
The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was raising the premiums for most reverse mortgages and lowering the maximum amount that can be borrowed in an effort to stem the tide of losses to ...
Jun 22, 2017  14:35 ET
Lenders move into no-downpayment territory
Are zero-downpayment loan programs making a comeback? The national lender Movement Mortgage rolled out a mortgage in June that requires borrowers to put nothing down, drawing the attention from a na...
Jun 15, 2017  16:05 ET
Appraiser shortage needs big-picture solution
Much has been written about the growing shortage of residential appraisers, the stepped-up requirements on the appraisal industry and the challenges involved in getting properties valued in a timel...
May 2, 2017  14:10 ET
The credit box has yet to be fully used
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s Secondary Market Conference has been ongoing in New York City this week. Fannie Mae Executive Vice President Andrew Bon Salle, who heads up Fannie’s single-family ...
Jan 26, 2017  15:50 ET
Moody's: CMBS loan leverage nears peak
Leverage levels on loans packaged into commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) ended 2016 near the pre-crisis peak, but other factors make the loans less risky than they were a decade ago, acc...
Dec 20, 2016  16:10 ET
Loan credit risk is low, CoreLogic analysis shows
CoreLogic has launched a new index to measure the relative default risk of loans in the market, compared to the year 2001. CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft spoke with Scotsman Guide News ab...
Dec 9, 2016  16:15 ET
House bill would force more GSE risk transfers
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be forced to transfer more loan risk to private capital under a bill introduced by two members of the U.S. House of Representatives this week.  H.R. 6487, the Tax...
Oct 24, 2016  20:05 ET
GSE top guns weigh in on risk sharing
The chief executive officers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac weighed in this week in Boston on the debate raging in the mortgage industry over the best ways to transfer risk on loans purchased by the ...

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