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Government Backed Mortgages

Fannie, Freddie Take Big Step Towards Less Government Backing

AP | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — The federal regulator who oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is putting forward a plan to combine the two mortgage giants' divisions t...

U.S. Eyeing Move That Could Put Taxpayers At Risk

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - The U.S. government is considering expanding its mortgage refinancing program to include borrowers whose mortgages are not backed by Fanni...

Imagining Life After the 30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage

Arkadi Kuhlmann | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business
Arkadi Kuhlmann

Homeownership is the heart of the American domestic experience. But with 5 million homeowners pushed out of their homes since the current economic crisis began, it is time to re-evaluate how we are making that happen.