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U.S. House Price Index Report - 2Q 2014 / June 201412777<p> <strong></strong>&#160;</p><table class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0" style="width&#58;100%;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/Q2-HPI-June-2014.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/Report_Gen_Thumbs/US-HPI-Report-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;131px;" />​</a></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;"><h2>Significant Findings</h2><ul style="line-height&#58;14px;font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;"><li><p>The seasonally adjusted, purchase-only HPI rose in 40 states during the second quarter of 2014, down from 42 states and the District of Columbia during the first quarter of 2014. The top annual appreciation was in&#58; 1) Nevada, 2) California, 3) District of Columbia, 4) North Dakota, and 5) Arizona.</p></li><li><p>Of the nine census divisions, the Pacific division experienced the strongest increase in the second quarter, posting a 1.3 percent quarterly increase and a 9.8 percent increase since last year. House prices were weakest in the East South Central division, where prices decreased 0.1 percent from the prior quarter. </p></li><li><p>As measured with purchase-only indexes for the 100 most populated metropolitan areas in the U.S., second quarter price increases were greatest in the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) where prices increased by 4.6 percent. Prices were weakest in the Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA, where they fell 4.9 percent. Positive quarterly appreciation was recorded in 74 of the 100 MSAs.</p></li><li><p>The monthly seasonally adjusted, purchase-only index for the U.S. has increased for seven consecutive months and 23 of the last 24 months (it decreased in November 2013). </p></li><li><p>The Pacific and Mountain census divisions—the two divisions that saw the greatest price increases last quarter—continued to decelerate.</p></li></ul><p> <a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-House-Price-Index-Shows-Gains-for-Twelve-Consecutive-Quarters.aspx">Related News Release</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table>8/26/2014 1:00:16 PM1515http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Refinance Report - Second Quarter 201412762<table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0" style="height&#58;393px;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/REFI_2014-2Q_2014-08-14.pdf">​<img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/Report_Gen_Thumbs/Refinance-Report-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;"><h2>​​​Second Quarter 2014 Highlights</h2><ul><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> Refinance volume increased slightly in June, but remained at levels more comparable to those observed in 2008 than in subsequent years. Mortgage rates have ranged between four to four and a half percent since June 2013. In June, the average interest rate on a 30 year fixed rate mortgage decreased fr​​om May to 4.16 percent.​<br></p></li><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> In the second quarter of 2014, 54,041 refinances were completed through HARP, bringing the total refinances th​​​rough HARP from the inception of the program to 3,188,926.<br></p></li><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> HARP volume​​​​ represented 16 percent of total refinance volume in the second quarter of 2014.</p></li><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> In June 2014, 9​ percent of the loans refinanced through HARP had a loan-to-value ratio greater than 125 percent.</p></li><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> Year to date through Ju​​ne 2014, borrowers with loan-to-value ratios greater than 105 percent accounted for 29 percent of the volume of HARP loans.</p></li><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> Year to date through June 2014, 25 percent of HARP refinances for underwater borrowers were for shorter-term 15- and​​ 20-year mortgages, which build equity faster than traditional 30-year mortgages.​​</p></li><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> Year to date through June 2014, HARP refinances represented 37 percent of total refinances in Georgia and 35 perc​​ent in Florida, nearly double the ​18 percent of total refinances nationwide over the same period.</p></li><li style="margin&#58;0px;padding&#58;0px;"><p> Borro​​wers who refina​nced through HARP had a lower delinquency rate compared to borrowers eligible for HARP who did not refinance through the program.​​</p></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table><p> <a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/Refinances-Tick-Up-in-June.aspx">Report News Release&#58;<em> &quot;Refinances Tick Up in June&quot;</em></a><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/Refinances-Tick-Up-in-June.aspx" style="line-height&#58;22px;font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">​</a><span style="line-height&#58;22px;">​ (8/20/2014)</span></p>8/28/2014 7:04:27 PM445http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Federal Property Manager's Report - May 201412560<table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-1"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-1"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-1" style="width&#58;10%;">​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/052014FPMReporttoCongress.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/FPM-Generic-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-1" style="width&#58;50%;">​<span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;22px;color&#58;#444444;">The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Federal Property Manager’s report is transmitted to Congress&#160;in accordance with Section 110 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA), titled Assistance to Homeowners. Section 110 of EESA directs Federal Propert</span><span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;22px;color&#58;#444444;">y Managers (FPM) to develop and implement plans to maxim​​ize assistan​ce for homeowners and encourage servicers of underlying mortgages to take advantage of programs to minimize foreclosures. FHFA is a designated FPM in its role as conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Each FPM is also required to report to Congress the number and types of loan modifications and the number of foreclosures during the reporting period.​​</span>​</td></tr></tbody></table>8/5/2014 2:00:08 PM212http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Foreclosure Prevention Report - May 201412707<table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/ForeclosurePreventionReportMay2014FINAL.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/FPR-Generic-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a>​</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;">​ <h2 style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;">​​May 2014 Highlights<br><br></h2><h4>​​The Enterprises' Foreclosure Prevention Actions&#58;<br></h4> <span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;color&#58;#444444;font-weight&#58;700 !important;"></span> <ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed approximately 26,400 foreclosure prevention actions in May, bringing the total foreclosure prevention actions to more than 3.2 million since the start of conservatorship in 2008. Half of these actions have been permanent loan modifications.</span></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">There were more than 16,000 permanent loan modifications in May, down 10 percent from April.</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Approximately 25 percent of all permanent loan modifications in May included principal forbearance.</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">There were nearly 4,800 completed short sales and deeds-in-lieu in May, down 4 percent from April.</span><br></li></ul><h4> The Enterprises' Mortgag​e Performance&#58;</h4> <span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;color&#58;#444444;font-weight&#58;700 !important;"></span> <ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">The serious delinquency rate dropped to 2.09 percent at the end of May, from 2.14 percent in April.</span><br></li></ul><h4> The Enterprises' Foreclosure​​s&#58;</h4><ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Third-party and foreclosure sales declined 3 percent to nearly 14,400, while foreclosure starts increased 18 percent to 30,800 in May.</span></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>8/5/2014 2:00:06 PM375http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Quarterly Performance Report of the Housing GSEs - First Quarter 201412757<h3></h3><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/1Q14%20QPR%20(Final).pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/Housing-GSE-Q1-2014-thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a>​</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;"><h3>​​​The Enterprises</h3><p style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;"> <em>(Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae)</em></p><ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Combined first quarter net income of $9.3 billion compared to $15.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Enterprise MBS issuance share decreased to 70 percent compared to 74 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Combined proceeds from private-label mortgage-related (PLS) securities settlements totaled $8.6 billion in the first quarter</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Loan loss reserves decreased $2.6 billion during the quarter</span><br></li></ul><h3 style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;">The Federal Home Loan Bank Syste​m</h3><ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">​Aggregate net income of $567 million in the fir</span><span style="line-height&#58;22px;">st quarter of 2014, compared to $691 million in the fourth quarter of 2013</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Aggregate advances decreased during the quarter by 3 percent</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Advances as a percentage of total assets decreased slightly to 59 percent</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Retained earnings increased to $12.4 billion</span><br></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table><h3></h3>8/5/2014 6:26:22 PM1192http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index Report - May 201412781<table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​​​​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/MonthlyHPIMay07222014.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/Report_Gen_Thumbs/US-HPI-Report-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;"><p>The FHFA House Price Index (HPI) reported a 0.4 percent&#160;increase in U.S. house prices in&#160;May from the previous month.&#160;&#160;From&#160;May 2013 to May 2014, house prices were up 5.5 percent.&#160; For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly price changes from&#160;April 2014 to&#160;May 2014 ranged from -0.7 percent in the&#160;East South Central&#160;division to +1.1 percent in the&#160;West South Central division.&#160; The 12-month changes were all positive ranging from +2.5 percent in the Middle Atlantic division to +9.6 percent in the Pacific division.​</p><p>Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the table and graphs in the attachment.&#160;&#160;<br></p><p> <span style="color&#58;#444444;font-family&#58;inherit;font-size&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;inherit;"> <a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/US-House-Prices-Up-0.4-Percent-in-May-2014.aspx">Related News Release</a></span></p></td></tr></tbody></table>8/14/2014 3:36:44 PM2945http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Refinance Report - May 201412761<table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" style="height&#58;310px;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/May-14-Refi_Report.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/Refinance-May-2014-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a>​​</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;"><h2>​May 2014 Highlights</h2><p>​<br></p><ul><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">​Refinance volume fell slightly in May, and remained at levels&#160;more comparable to those observed in 2008 than in subsequent&#160;years. Mortgage rates have ranged between four to four and a half&#160;percent since June 2013. In May, the average interest rate on a 30&#160;year fixed rate mortgage decreased from April to 4.19&#160;percent.</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">In May 2014, 16,565 refinances were completed through HARP,&#160;bringing the total refinances through HARP from the inception of&#160;the program to 3,171,138.</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">HARP volume represented 15 percent of total refinance volume&#160;in May 2014.</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">In May 2014, 10 percent of the loans refinanced through HARP&#160;had a loan-to-value ratio greater than 125 percent.​</span><br>​</li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>7/17/2014 2:30:31 PM582http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Federal Property Manager's Report - April 201412556​ <table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-1"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-1"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-1" style="width&#58;10%;">​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/071514FPMReporttoCongress.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/FPM-April2014-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-1" style="width&#58;50%;">​<span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;22px;color&#58;#444444;">The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Federal Property Manager’s report is transmitted to Congress&#160;in accordance with Section 110 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA), titled Assistance to Homeowners. Section 110 of EESA directs Federal Propert</span><span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;22px;color&#58;#444444;">y Managers (FPM) to develop and implement plans to maxim​​ize assistan​ce for homeowners and encourage servicers of underlying mortgages to take advantage of programs to minimize foreclosures. FHFA is a designated FPM in its role as conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Each FPM is also required to report to Congress the number and types of loan modifications and the number of foreclosures during the reporting period.​​</span>​</td></tr></tbody></table>7/17/2014 12:28:14 PM297http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Foreclosure Prevention Report - April 201412705<table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/ForeclosurePreventionReportApr2014FINAL.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/FPM-April2014-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a>​</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;">​ <h2 style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;">​​April 2014 Highlights<br><br></h2><h4>​​The Enterprises' Foreclosure Prevention Actions&#58;<br></h4> <span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;color&#58;#444444;font-weight&#58;700 !important;"></span> <ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Approximately 28,300 foreclosure prevention actions were completed in April, bringing the total to more than 3.2 million since the start of the&#160;</span>conservatorships in September 2008. Half of these actions have been permanent loan modifications.</li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">There were nearly 17,800 permanent loan modifications in April, down 5 percent compared with March.</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Approximately 26 percent of all permanent loan modifications in April included principal forbearance.</span><br></li><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">Nearly 5,000 short sales and deeds-in-lieu were completed in April, up 3 percent compared with March.</span><br></li></ul><h4> The Enterprises' Mortgag​e Performance&#58;</h4> <span style="font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;color&#58;#444444;font-weight&#58;700 !important;"></span> <ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">T</span><span style="line-height&#58;22px;">he serious delinquency rate dropped to 2.14 percent at the end of April, from 2.19 percent in March.</span><br></li></ul><h4> The Enterprises' Foreclosure​​s&#58;</h4><ul style="font-family&#58;'source sans pro', sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;font-style&#58;normal;font-variant&#58;normal;line-height&#58;14px;"><li> <span style="line-height&#58;22px;">T</span><span style="line-height&#58;22px;">hird-party and foreclosure sales declined 3 percent to approximately 14,800, while foreclosure starts dropped 13 percent to 26,000 in April.</span></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>7/17/2014 12:31:29 PM353http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Federal Property Manager's Report - March 201412559<table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width&#58;10%;">​​<a href="/AboutUs/Reports/ReportDocuments/6262014FPMReporttoCongressMarch.pdf"><img src="/AboutUs/Reports/PublishingImages/Q1-2014_Foreclosure-Prevention-Thumb.png" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100px;height&#58;132px;" /></a></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width&#58;50%;">​<span style="line-height&#58;22px;font-variant&#58;normal;font-style&#58;normal;">​</span><span style="line-height&#58;22px;font-variant&#58;normal;font-style&#58;normal;"></span><span style="line-height&#58;22px;font-variant&#58;normal;font-style&#58;normal;color&#58;#444444;">The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Federal Property Manager’s report is transmitted to Congress&#160;in accordance with Section 110 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA), titled Assistance to Homeowners. Section 110 of EESA directs Federal Propert</span><span style="line-height&#58;22px;font-variant&#58;normal;font-style&#58;normal;color&#58;#444444;">y Managers (FPM) to develop and implement plans to maxim​​ize assistance for homeowners and encourage servicers of underlying mortgages to take advantage of programs to minimize foreclosures. FHFA is a designated FPM in its role as conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Each FPM is also required to report to Congress the number and types of loan modifications and the number of foreclosures during the reporting period.​​</span></td></tr></tbody></table>6/27/2014 2:10:56 PM316http://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx

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