December 11, 2015

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines

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

"Here's why rent is still rising in cities where it's cheaper to own" (Business Insider, Dec. 6)

"Where have all the home builders gone?" (Boston Globe, Dec. 6)

"Freddie Mac renter survey does not point to big movement to home buying any time soon" (Huffington Post, Dec. 7)

"Freddie Mac publishes single-family loan-level data for all fixed-rate mortgages" (HousingWire, Dec. 7)

"Online lenders woo students and homebuyers" (Huffington Post, Dec. 8)

"Freddie Mac sells off $1.1 billion in non-performing loans" (Bloomberg, Dec. 8)

"Will Fed rate hike push regional banks even higher?" (Investor’s Business Daily, Dec. 8)

"Housing's new crisis: Half your income for rent" (CNBC, Dec. 9)

"Mortgage applications up before likely Fed hike" (USA Today, Dec. 9)

"Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac roll mortgage modification interest rate back to 4%" (HousingWire, Dec. 9)

"Average rate on 30-year mortgages rises to 3.95%" (Los Angeles Times/Associated Press, Dec. 10)

"Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac suspend holiday evictions" (DS News, Dec. 10)

As a reminder, access to these articles is determined by each website’s own subscription and readership policies.

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