Category Archives: Fannie Mae

Northern Virginia Real Estate Trends To Expect in 2015

  There is much to look forward to where the real estate market in Northern Virginia is concerned – but it’s difficult to do so without reservation.  After surviving the Great Recession of 2008, we are left a bit hesitant to jump into any … Continue reading

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Credit requirements loosening = Housing recovery?

Capital Economics. an independent global macroeconomic research and consulting firm,  reported on January 13, 2012 that as banks begin to lend more freely, housing sales appear to be rebounding.  A few key changes are helping make this possible. Stabilizatoin of mortgage … Continue reading

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The train wreck we should have seen coming

In an attempt to increase home ownership among minorities and low to moderate income consumers, the Clinton Administration was instrumental in putting pressure on Fannie Mae to expand loan options to this demographic.  The article in the New York Times … Continue reading

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