Mortgage 'reform' still leaves taxpayers footing bill - The Atlantic
Despite a bailout and ‘reforms’, lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are still very vulnerable
A rumor has gone viral. From journalists to bankers, brokers, and bloggers, the buzz is that the White House is about to spring an August surprise
Mortgage rates are free falling - Bloomberg
U.S. mortgage rates fell to a record low, reducing borrowing costs for homebuyers
Identifying the points that are particularly important for the broader issue of regulatory reform to deal with the weaknesses that produced the housing price bubble, its collapse, and the near collapse of the over-leveraged financial sector that finance the bubble
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are dating again. And word has it they’re seeing way too much of each other.
The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped below 5% again this week, marking the third week in 2010 that it has been lower than that level, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey of conforming mortgage rates