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  • South Florida's housing comeback among best in nation

    South Florida's housing comeback among best in nation
    The South Florida housing market is still considered weak, but its recovery rivals some of the most improved metro areas nationwide, according to a report released Wednesday.
  • Ackman's Pershing Square sees big payoff from Allergan deal

    Hedge fund mogul William Ackman told investors they could see a $6 billion payday when he closes the chapter on Allergan Inc., his firm's biggest bet of 2014. One week after Allergan agreed to sell itself to rival Actavis Plc., Ackman wrote in his...

    Freddie Mac: Average 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.97%

    Freddie Mac: Average 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.97%
    Low mortgage rates are on the holiday menu for home buyers, with lenders surveyed by Freddie Mac offering 30-year fixed-rate home loans this week at an average of 3.97%, down from 3.99% a week ago. The average 30-year rate, which started 2014 at 4.5%,...

    Regulator OKs some Fannie, Freddie foreclosure buybacks at fair value

    Regulator OKs some Fannie, Freddie foreclosure buybacks at fair value
    The federal regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will now allow certain foreclosed borrowers to buy back the homes they lost — so long as they pay the full current value of the property. The new policy would benefit the housing market...

    U.S. housing finance regulator leaves loan limits mostly unchanged

    U.S. housing finance regulator leaves loan limits mostly unchanged
    The top U.S. housing finance regulator said on Monday it would leave unchanged next year the maximum loan size that government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can guarantee. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said in a statement it will allow the...