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February 05, 2016

This Week's Housing Headlines

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Housing Headlines

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

"On the House: For first-time buyers, rural mortgages worth a look" (Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 31)

"Equifax: Subprime mortgage origination on the rise" (HousingWire, Feb. 1)

"Freddie Mac obtains insurance policies to backstop more loans" (HousingWire, Feb. 1)

"Fannie, Freddie unveil new appeals process for loan repurchases" (National Mortgage News, Feb. 2)

"U.S. black investors shifting from real estate to stocks" (Reuters, Feb. 2)

"Freddie exec casts doubt on lenders' mortgage insurance proposal" (National Mortgage News, Feb. 2)

"MBA: Mortgage applications reverse trend, drop" (HousingWire, Feb. 3)

"Bank economists expect steady growth into 2017" (The Hill, Feb. 3)

"U.S. mortgage rates fall with 30-year at the lowest since April" (Bloomberg, Feb. 4)

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