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  • CEOs of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big r...

    2 min ago | via KNDO 

    The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out. In forms filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, the companies disclosed that Fannie Mae CEO Timothy Mayopoulous and Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton will get annual base salaries of $750,000 each, $2.1 million in fixed deferred compensation and $1.2 million in at-risk deferred salary.

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    Related Topix: Freddie Mac, Financial Services, Fannie Mae, Home, Mortgage, Mortgage, Personal Finance

  • Mortgage and refi activity fell last week

    3 min ago | via Inman 

    And it's probably no coincidence that MBA's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey finds that some interest rates climbed to their highest levels since last fall Both mortgage applications and refinance activity decreased about 5 percent last week, likely due to rising interest rates, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. For the week ending June 26, mortgage applications decreased 4.7 percent and the refinance index decreased 5 percent from the preceding week.

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    Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

  • Survey: U.S. businesses step up hiring in June to 23...

    8 min ago | via KPIC 

    U.S. businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, a private survey found, evidence that rising consumer spending and a healthy housing market are supporting more hiring. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 237,000 jobs last month, up from 203,000 in May. That is the most since December, according to the ADP's tally.

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    Related Topix: Prison, Housing

  • 5 tips for selling your home this summer

    12 min ago | via Swindon Advertiser 

    IS summer the best time of year to put your home on the market if you want the best chance of selling quickly, and achieving a generous price? Michael Bruce, chief executive leading hybrid estate agents Purplebricks.com, explains why he thinks this is the case and how you can ensure your property stands out in a busy market place. "In my experience, any time of the year can be a good time for selling your home providing you market it correctly and have a proactive agent working for you," he said.

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    Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Home Selling, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Home Gardening

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    15 min ago | via WTOL-TV Toledo 

    On Tuesday, the online mortgage lender gave tours of the 66,000-square-foot data facility and office complex to government officials and business leaders. Quicken Loans founder and chairman Dan Gilbert says a technology center is key to helping Detroit become the city that everyone envisions.

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    Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Quicken Loans, Financial Services

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