Nov 23- The U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Wednesday it raised the maximum limit on mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can acquire in 2017, the first increase since 2006, as home prices have risen above their levels in the third quarter of 2007..
2017 MAXIMUM LOAN LIMIT FOR ONE-UNIT PROPERTIES TO INCREASE TO $424,100 FROM $417,000- FHFA.
MAXIMUM CONFORMING LOAN LIMITS FOR MORTGAGES ACQUIRED BY FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC TO INCREASE IN 2017, FIRST INCREASE SINCE 2006- FHFA.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- A U.S. appeals court appeared unlikely on Friday to overturn an order requiring Nomura Holdings Inc and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc to pay $839 million for making false statements while selling mortgage-backed securities to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Lawyers for both banks urged the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York to reverse a...
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