Posts Tagged ‘Freddie Mac’

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    Fannie and Freddie, Now Home Improvers

    May 22, 12 • 116 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Households, RegulationNo Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. Last week I asked some house painters how their business was doing and I was a bit surprised to hear their answer. They couldn’t buy brushes and rollers fast enough to keep up with the numbers of jobs on the schedule. I...

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    Paying Fannie Mae’s Bills

    Jun 22, 10 • 90 Views • Financial Markets, Government, HouseholdsNo Comments

    Each of us is helping to pay a $10 million monthly grass mowing bill. Why? Because of homes that are owned by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. As GSE’s (government sponsored enterprises), Fannie and Freddie had purchased mortgages from financial...