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Calm Amid Chaos

Chaos. That’s what some mortgage industry experts are predicting will happen when Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s UCDP initiative takes effect next month.

As of Dec. 1 — just over two weeks away — mortgage lenders will be required to upload their appraisals as electronic data via the GSEs’ Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) for loan applications being delivered on or after March 2012. By now, lenders should not… Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Sees Recovery Rolling From St. Louis to San Francisco

If you join FNC’s free webinar this Tuesday at 1 p.m. (CDT), you will learn how to use our new free online Residential Price Index—and how to pinpoint zip codes that are recovering economically and ripe for investment as well as those buffeted and battered. (Those of you in Florida and Texas will find this particularly interesting).

You can register by clicking here.

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Want a Dodd-Frank Act Crash Course? Read on.

About 150 attendees logged into FNC’s Dodd-Frank webinar last week. FNC general counsel Neil Olson and executive vice president of corporate development David Work provided an overview of the new law’s 2,319 pages. First and foremost, the new act has 16 titles and creates 12 new federal regulatory agencies which will be established in the next months. The regulatory agencies include the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Title X), the largest… Continue reading

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Fannie, Freddie Futures Uncertain Under Dodd-Frank Act

This past Tuesday, mortgage executives, financial leaders, and economists met with U.S. Treasury officials to share ideas about the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, both of which are in conservatorship. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said there would be “fundamental change” to the structure of the two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs). Geithner also said, “We will not support a return to the system where private gains are subsidized by taxpayer… Continue reading

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Highlights from the Oil Crisis Webinar

Joan Trice and Appraisal Buzz sponsored a webinar July 14: Gulf Oil Crisis – Oil and Real Estate Don’t Mix. FNC Risk Manager Steve Conlin was invited to participate as an expert panelist.

We thought you might be interested in a few highlights:

* Due to the oil crisis in the Gulf of Mexico, unemployment is expected to rise. If the oil continues to leak through the… Continue reading

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