Perspectives

Fannie Mae Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results

February 17, 2017

by Tim Mayopoulos
President and CEO, Fannie Mae

Tim MayopoulosOur strong 2016 results reflect a multi-year drive to improve Fannie Mae’s business model, strengthen the housing finance system, and deliver innovation and certainty to customers.

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Recent homebuyers are flocking to mobile mortgage resources and may encourage new mortgage market entrants

December 5, 2016

by Steve Deggendorf
Director, Market Insights Research

Steve DeggendorfConsumers’ mobile experiences with leaders such as Amazon are reshaping their expectations in all aspects of their lives, including their financial and mortgage activities. To better understand the impact of mobile technology on the consumer mortgage experience, we surveyed 1,200 low- and moderate-income homebuyers about their recent mortgage shopping and origination activities.

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Starting to Understand the Potential Role of Home Equity in Enhancing Retirement Security

November 1, 2016

Barbara Butrica & Patrick Simmons

by Barbara Butrica & Patrick Simmons
Senior Fellow & Economist, The Urban Institute; Director, Economic & Strategic Research Group
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Opportunities to Improve the Value of Appraisals

October 28, 2016

Mark Palim & Eric Rosenblatt

by Mark Palim & Eric Rosenblatt
VP, Applied Economic & Housing Research; VP, Credit Risk Analytics and Modeling
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Understanding Rural Mortgage Lending

October 27, 2016

Nuno Mota

by Nuno Mota
Economist, Economic & Strategic Research Group
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