Fannie Mae: Housing starts to triple by 2013 to nearly 1.5 million

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According to the agency’s economic outlook, housing starts are predicted to increase 17.3 percent and hit 710,000 this year, with another 47 percent increase to 1.1 million in 2012 and another gain of 42 percent in 2013 to nearly 1.5 million. However, based on January’s data, their prediction may be a little over optimistic.

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With home prices still seeking their bottom, the federal agency that insures more than $1 trillion in mortgages faces a nearly. FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, part of an effort by Washington to.

Despite the still fragile housing market, Fannie Mae expects housing starts to triple by 2013. According to the agency’s economic outlook, housing starts are predicted to increase 17.3% and hit 710,000 this year, with another 47% increase to 1.1 million in 2012 and another gain of 42% in 2013 to nearly 1.5 million.

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Washington, D.C. – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have completed more than 3.1 million foreclosure prevention actions since the start of conservatorship in 2008. These actions have helped more than 2.5 million borrowers stay in their homes, including nearly 1.6 million who received permanent loan modifications.

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On Monday, the head of the agency that oversees the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac outlined. how he plans to make it easier for borrowers on both fronts. Mel Watt, director of the Federal.

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