FHFA beats drum for conservatorship exit

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) still wants to beef up its capital reserves and end conservatorship, but don’t count on that happening anytime soon. In its 144-page annual report, the regulator of the government sponsored entities (GSEs) argued for greater capital requirements to withstand an economic downturn. It also

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Title Alliance opens second branch in Washington

Pennsylvania-based Title Alliance Ltd. has added a second office in Washington, expanding its presence in the Pacific Northwest. The new branch in Tacoma, Washington will be added to Title Alliance’s family of joint ventures with Title Alliance Northwest, which is a partnership with a Keller Williams Realty franchise. Jim Campbell,

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Fannie Mae, and the housing market’s inflation problem

Another month of steadily increasing home prices and insatiable demand led Fannie Mae‘s Economic and Strategic Research Group to alter many of its 2021 predictions – in particular, its outlook on the symbiotic relationship between the housing market and inflation measures. While the housing research group believes current inflation acceleration

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