Fed policymakers confident of need for rate hikes on eve of Trump win

Posted November 23, 2016 / No comments

WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers appeared confident on the eve of the U.S. presidential election that the economy was strengthening enough to warrant interest rate increases soon, minutes from the Fed’s Nov. 1-2 meeting showed….(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may

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Here are 5 bold predictions for housing in 2017

Posted November 23, 2016 / No comments

Next year is less than two months away, and the holidays are likely to fly by. Giving his predictions for next year, Joe Melendez is CEO of ValueInsured, forecasts that 2017 could be a wild ride. “One thing I do feel certain about is that those who are most adaptive to change and innovation –

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Presidential honeymoon increases consumer sentiment

Posted November 23, 2016 / No comments

Consumers are more optimistic about the economy after the presidential elections. This soaring new confidence, or what one expert calls the presidential honeymoon, can end quickly if the president-elect fails to follow through on his promises after taking office. Source: Housing Wire

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FHFA Announces Increase in Maximum Conforming Loan Limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2017

Posted November 23, 2016 / No comments

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2017 will increase. In most of the country, the 2017 maximum loan limit for one-unit properties will be $424,100, an increase from $417,000. This will be the first

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