Perspectives - 2017 Archive

We've created a whole new industry that does good by doing well (really well)

October 16, 2017

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by Chrissa Pagitsas
Multifamily Green Initiative Director
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Baby Boomers Accelerate Their Advance into Free-and-Clear Homeownership

October 5, 2017

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by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
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Renters Report Home Buying Optimism, While Family Financial Assistance Is Most Available to Populations with Higher Homeownership Rates

September 28, 2017

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by Sarah Shahdad
Market Insights Researcher, Economic & Strategic Research Group
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Mortgage Lenders Shift Focus to Enhancing the Consumer Experience

August 23, 2017

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by Doug Duncan
SVP and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae
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Fannie Mae Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

August 3, 2017

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by Tim Mayopoulos
President and CEO, Fannie Mae
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Desktop Underwriter update helps lenders better serve creditworthy borrowers

July 11, 2017

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by Jude Landis
Vice President, Single-Family Credit Policy
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Growing Diversity, Rising Educational Attainment, and the Future of Young-Adult Homeownership

June 20, 2017

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by Dowell Myers and Patrick Simmons
University of Southern California; Economic & Strategic Research Group
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Homeownership education is evolving and it's good for business

June 14, 2017

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by Michael Hernandez
Vice President – Housing Access, Affordable Housing Initiatives
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Transforming America’s affordable rental housing into healthier places to live

June 1, 2017

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by Bob Simpson
Multifamily VP for Affordable, Green, and Small Loans
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APIs Are Reshaping Business Strategy

May 18, 2017

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by Tracy Stephan
Director, Economic & Strategic Research
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Back to School: 10 Ways Fannie Mae's QC and Underwriting Boot Camps can Help Preserve Your Profits

May 2, 2017

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by Steve Spies
Vice President, Loan Quality
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Starting to Launch: Millennials Are Leaving Mom and Dad’s Basement

April 27, 2017

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by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
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Opportunities to Enhance Pre-Purchase Homeownership Education

April 4, 2017

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by Joe Weisbord
Director, Credit and Housing Access
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The Shifting Determinants of Young-Adult Homeownership Before and After the Great Recession

March 30, 2017

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by Julie Zissimopoulos and Patrick Simmons
University of Southern California; Economic & Strategic Research Group
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Integration: Key to Future Mortgage Technology Success

March 13, 2017

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by Tom Seidenstein
Vice President for Strategy and Policy Research
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Five Ways "Beyond the Guide" Helps Mortgage Lenders Ensure Strong Loan Quality

March 6, 2017

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by Steve Spies
Vice President, Loan Quality
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How "Alphabet Soup" Led to Day 1 Certainty

March 2, 2017

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by Andrew Bon Salle
Executive Vice President, Single-Family Mortgage Business
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Seniors' Access to Home Equity: Identifying Existing Mechanisms and Impediments to Broader Adoption

February 28, 2017

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by Karan Kaul, Laurie Goodman, and Patrick Simmons
Urban Institute; Economic & Strategic Research Group
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