Mortgage Rates to Take Big Hit from GSE Fee Hikes

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MORTGAGE INTEREST RATE LOCK ADVISORY
December 18, 2013  9:30 AM PST 

  

LOCK ADVISORY

7 Day Mortgage Interest Rate lock or Float Advice: LOCK

The cost for a 3.50% rate based on Mortgage Backed Securities is up 0.26 point

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REAL ESTATE & MORTGAGE NEWS

Mortgage Rates to Take Big Hit from GSE Fee Hikes 

by Ted Rood - As loan officers and borrowers prepare for the Federal Open Market Committee's ("the Fed") potential tapering announcement Wednesday, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ("the GSEs") Tuesday released new pricing adjustments that dramatically raise costs for borrowers in 2014.  The new fees are mandated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) as a part of their strategic plan to encourage private capital to reenter the mortgage market, which is currently dominated by the GSEs. >>Read More
 

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