Perspectives

Mortgage Lenders Weigh in on Customer Acquisition and Retention Strategies, Now and Looking Forward

February 4, 2020

Desmond Smith

by Desmond Smith
Senior VP and Chief Customer Officer, Single-Family

Fannie Mae's Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey® (MLSS) captured feedback from nearly 200 senior mortgage executives to learn about how they plan to respond to challenges associated with their current and future customer-retention and customer-acquisition strategies.
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Small Balance Loan Originations in Rural and High-Needs Areas

January 23, 2020

Nuno Mota

by Nuno Mota
Economist, Economic & Strategic Research Group

Fannie Mae is dedicated to supporting homeownership in some of the country's toughest markets, including rural markets that face unique challenges. In our most recent white paper, focused on rural and high-needs rural areas identified in the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Duty to Serve rule, we highlight the key role these areas play in the origination of small balance loans.
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Cultivating Partnerships to Produce Positive, Lasting Neighborhood Change

January 15, 2020

Maria Evans and Carol Naughton

by Maria Evans and Carol Naughton
Fannie Mae, Purpose Built Communities
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Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution

November 18, 2019

Jeffery Hayward

by Jeffery Hayward
Executive Vice President, Multifamily
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Shining a Light on Land Use Regulation and Policies Across the U.S.

October 29, 2019

Michael LaCour-Little

by Michael LaCour-Little
Director of Economics
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