Tag Archives: GSEs

FHFA’s Watt Announces Final Extension of HAMP, HARP

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will participate in the federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program and Home Affordable Refinance Program through the end of 2016, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt said in a speech on Friday in Los Angeles.

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Fannie Mae Profits Improve in First Quarter

Fannie Mae today said that it earned net income of $1.9 billion in the first quarter. Like Freddie Mac’s report on Tuesday, Fannie’s profits rebounded slightly from a weak final quarter of 2014, but it was still well below the $5.3 billion earned in the first quarter of 2014.

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Freddie Mac Profits Improve in First Quarter

Following a weak end to 2014, Freddie Mac today posted improved net income of $524 million in the first quarter -- although the figure is still down significantly from the $4 billion the company earned in the first quarter of 2014.

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