Linkage: The Future of Fannie Mae

Originations linkfest: recent mortgage and housing stories worth revisiting

– The past and future of Fannie Mae (James Hagerty, WSJ)

– Would Romney end Fed independence? (Pedro da Costa, Reuters)

– Refinancing Repeatedly For Record Rates (AnnaMaria Andriotis, Marketwatch)

– 4 Different People’s Rent vs. Buy Decisions (Michelle Higgins, NYT)

– Why paying off your mortgage doesn’t pay (Jonathan Fahey, AP)

– Tight Lending, Low Appraisals Dampen Realtor Confidence (Jann Swanson, MND)

– The great myth of homeownership as an investment (Giovanni Isaksen, Ashworth Partners)
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