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Wall Street and Philanthropy

Many banks, hedge funds, PE, and VCs will find themselves in a very unique situation is the coming years which is b eing in a position of doing social good while making a profit. Many banks, will be selling stored up housing inventory as a means of capitalizing on a window of opportunity provided by the United States Treasury. Still, before these banks can sell the properties Fannie and Freddie may…

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Added by Frederick Metivier on April 13, 2012 at 8:18am — No Comments

I had the fortunate opportunity of having a brief communicaid with a mid level Freddie Mac employee. This employee works in the REO division and responded to an email I sent to the Board of Directors…

I had the fortunate opportunity of having a brief communicaid with a mid level Freddie Mac employee. This employee works in the REO division and responded to an email I sent to the Board of Directors.

My question to the Board pertained to several news articles which made it seem like hedge funds and private equity firms had a jump on the pending bulk sales being contemplated by Freddie Mac. It…

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Added by Frederick Metivier on April 13, 2012 at 8:06am — No Comments

To Fannie and Freddie; Work with Community Base Organizations and Small Businesses

The housing market continues to struggle and housing prices stay flat. Those that have the power to fuel the economy through affordable housing are hoping for that big miracle that will allow them to bypass their obligation to the middle class. What is the incentive to buy a home at this present moment; home prices are very low. What provides low incentives for buying a home at this present moment; the fact…

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Added by Frederick Metivier on April 5, 2012 at 11:38am — No Comments

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; The Illusion of Public Interest?

It's Your Money

Are stricter…

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Added by Frederick Metivier on April 5, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments

Does Fannie and Freddie Have a Social and Civic Responsibility?

Those of you who have been following our blog post at National Urban Development Center of the State of Florida know that I have been appealing to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to do the right thing by the American public. I believe these two quasi government agencies owe the American Public a debt of gratitude.…

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Added by Frederick Metivier on April 3, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

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