FHFA Moves Cautiously in Reducing Loan Fees

Collins, Brian
April 2015
Americanbanker.com;4/16/2015, p1
FHFA's reduction appears likely to involve loan level price adjustments that the two government-sponsored enterprises charge borrowers and adverse market fees charged on every loan, but not a guarantee fee reduction that the industry has sought.


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