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A saner approach to mortgages

...percent of mortgage securitizations are guaranteed by the federal government through Fannie-Freddie, the Federal Housing Administration and its loan securitizer Ginnie Mae.This unsustainable behemoth exposes taxpayers to trillions in liabilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-24/saner-approach-mortga
Shutdown squeezed corners of US economy

...applications submitted by potential home buyers fell 5 percent last week. Applications for mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration and other government agencies dropped to their lowest level since December 2007, when the Great Recession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-17/shutdown-squeezed-corners-
Financing, supply and demand, deter Augusta condo living

...homeowner association fees to quadruple in some cases.Now, unless a development is on approved lists from the Federal Housing Administration, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or the Department of Veterans Affairs, many mortgage companies are reluctant to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-04/financing-s
US housing rebound likely to handle spike in rates

...that the government shutdown could delay the processing of some home loans, particularly those backed by the Federal Housing Administration.Buyers who could get loans in June and July moved swiftly to lock in the lower rates. Completed sales of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-04/us-housing-rebound-likely-
Future homebuyers could feel pinch from plans to scrap Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

...GOP-controlled House nearly eliminates the government's role in the mortgage financing system. It would limit the Federal Housing Administration to insuring loans only for first-time and lower-income borrowers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-07/future-homebuyers-could-fe
Homeowners are missing more mortgage payments

...people to hang on to. More homeowners are missing mortgage payments, risking foreclosure. The percentage of Federal Housing Administration lenders making foreclosure claims in the Augusta-Aiken area in September was 1.7, up from 0.9 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/04/bus_388228.shtml
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Biz Bits

...will let people who owe more on their mortgages than their properties are worth get new loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration, people briefed on the plan said. It would be funded by $14 billion from the administration's existing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-03-25/biz-bits
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Families find their way home

...administered by the usual providers, the Federal Housing Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs. It was...dischargees. Available from VA-approved lenders. Federal Housing Administration fixed rate: Entire portion of a home buyer's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/13/bus_295216.shtml
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Economic recovery deterred

...fellow citizens is that this $33 billion price tag is being financed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration increasing home loan guarantee fees charged to mortgage lenders by one-tenth of one percentage point (see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-01-05/economic-recovery-deterr
Management firm aids in construction

...I have when driving by residential construction projects is seeing framing that does not meet the minimum Federal Housing Administration requirements by not having collar bracing on the roof framing, using the wrong lumber for rafters and ceiling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/11/yrb_131806.shtml
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