September 18, 2015

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines on Tablet

Read some of the key articles related to the mortgage market, housing, and the broader economy.

"On the House: Electronic closings seem to empower customers" (Philadelphia Inquirer, September 13)

"FHFA: Freddie Mac will be first to use Common Securitization Platform" (HousingWire, September 15)

"Study: After tax sale, 1 in 6 Detroit homes vacant" (Detroit News, September 15)

"New rules make it tougher for people with college loans to buy houses" (Washington Post, September 15)

"11 ways homeowners can fund major home improvements" (U.S. News & World Report, September 15)

"US homebuilder confidence edges up to highest level in nearly 10 years; sales outlook softens" (Minneapolis Star Tribune/Associated Press, September 16)

"Freddie introduces Green Rebate program" (Multifamily Executive, September 16)

"U.S. household incomes slip, poverty rate holds in 2014" (Reuters, September 16)

"Mortgage rates little changed ahead of Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates" (Washington Post, September 17)

"U.S. housing starts take a breather, permits rebound" (Reuters, September 17)

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