August 26, 2016

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines

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

"Rent–to–own homes: A win–win for landlords, a risk for struggling tenants" (New York Times, Aug. 21)

"Louisiana residents without flood insurance face uncertainty" (Reuters, Aug. 22)

"Freddie Mac preps for issuance of securities under CSP" (DS News, Aug. 22)

"Unprecedented Louisiana flooding drastically alters local housing markets" (HousingWire, Aug. 22)

"Fannie, Freddie bring mortgage application into digital age" (National Mortgage News, Aug. 23)

"New–home sales surge in July to highest level since October 2007" (USA Today, Aug. 23)

"U.S. home prices rose 5.6% in second quarter from prior year" (Bloomberg, Aug. 24)

"Home sales decrease for first time in months" (HousingWire, Aug. 24)

"Here are the easiest cities to get a mortgage" (CNBC, Aug. 24)

"Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates remain unchanged" (HousingWire, Aug. 25)

"FHFA extends HARP, rolls out high LTV refi option" (The MReport, Aug. 25)

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

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