Nine years after the government takeovers, there’s again talk of reforming Fannie and Freddie; good luck! Builders, Realtors, bankers, and investors want a strong government guarantee to backstop the $10 trillion mortgage market and keep the popular 30-year fixed rate mortgage. Democrats want money for affordable housing to be part of any fix, and Republicans want neither. Moreover, with healthcare, taxes and trade on the agenda, time is very limited.
06/21/2017 • no comments