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NAR’s Utility Model for Fannie, Freddie Garners Support

New research shows a mortgage market utility structure for GSEs could protect taxpayers, maintain market stability, and promote affordable housing.

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FHFA Extends Relaxed Pandemic Lending Standards

The Federal Housing Finance Agency will continue allowing alternative appraisals and employment verifications until Feb. 28 to ease settlement delays.

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Ski Town Home Buying Is Gaining Against Beachside Getaways

Second-home snowbird buyers have tended to favor warmer, sunnier climates. But interest in ski towns is surging, a new report from realtor.com® finds.

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Mortgage Rates Rise After Record All-Time Lows Last Week

“Borrowers are smart to take advantage of these low rates now and will certainly benefit as a result,” Freddie Mac’s chief economist says.

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Biden Plan Calls for $25B in Rental Assistance, Extending Eviction Ban

The president-elect's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan includes several housing-related proposals to address the pandemic's devastating economic impact.

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