LivingMalibu.com » Real Estate News http://www.livingmalibu.com Malibu Real Estate-Malibu Homes For Sale Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:51:46 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.2 Malibu Select Homes For Sale http://www.livingmalibu.com/malibu-select-homes-for-sale/ http://www.livingmalibu.com/malibu-select-homes-for-sale/#comments Sun, 24 Jan 2016 00:16:35 +0000 ritasimpson http://www.livingmalibu.com/?p=3494

Searching for a home to buy anywhere is hard, but in Malibu it can be daunting for the diversity of properties and neighborhoods. Unless you are working with a local agent who actually has lived in the community for many years you are going to be underserved.

Here are a handful of properties on the market ...]]>

Searching for a home to buy anywhere is hard, but in Malibu it can be daunting for the diversity of properties and neighborhoods. Unless you are working with a local agent who actually has lived in the community for many years you are going to be underserved.

Here are a handful of properties on the market today I feel deserve special consideration:

Sorry, but we couldn't find any results in the MLS that match the specified search criteria.

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FED Pushing Creative Solutions To Strengthen Housing Sector http://www.livingmalibu.com/fed-pushing-creative-solutions-to-strengthen-housing-sector/ http://www.livingmalibu.com/fed-pushing-creative-solutions-to-strengthen-housing-sector/#comments Mon, 09 Jan 2012 23:59:05 +0000 ritasimpson http://www.livingmalibu.com/?p=1068

The Fed’s moves in the last few months suggest it may be worthwhile to pursue more aggressive actions in terms of loan modifications, mortgage refinancing and sales of foreclosed properties even if they cause greater short-term losses at Fannie and Freddie, and so by extension to taxpayers. A possible policy option would be for the ...]]>

The Fed’s moves in the last few months suggest it may be worthwhile to pursue more aggressive actions in terms of loan modifications, mortgage refinancing and sales of foreclosed properties even if they cause greater short-term losses at Fannie and Freddie, and so by extension to taxpayers. A possible policy option would be for the government to expand existing refinancing efforts “or introduce a new program.”

Beyond Fannie and Freddie, the Fed is considering other politically charged areas, such as principal forgiveness for underwater mortgage holders. While it hasn’t specifically endorsed such a move, the Fed said that “policy experiments in this area would be useful.”

Meanwhile on mortgage modifications, the Fed noted certain types of loan changes “may be socially beneficial, even if not in the best interest of the lender.”

the Fed will try to involve banks more directly in housing-revival approaches, even as it imposes new, more stringent regulatory constraints. One area involves efforts to turn foreclosed homes into rental properties. While this primarily pertains to Fannie and Freddie, the Fed noted that commercial banks as of last September had $10 billion in foreclosed homes on their books. Read more

 

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