FHFA launches pilot REO property sales

Fannie soon will conduct its first bulk sale of REO and non-performing loans under a new pilot program. The first sales will feature assets located in the hardest.

Zillow is now showing foreclosure properties with the launch of its "Foreclosure Center. ResCap has seen its share of short sales, speaking of which, the Ocwen/Walter partnership won the bidding.

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The Pilot will pursue pre-foreclosure and post-foreclosure strategies that include deeper loan modifications and partnering with nonprofits earlier in the REO sales process. FHFA has decided.

The U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has launched a pilot program that will. controlled foreclosed (REO) properties available to investors, who will be. REO sales to homeowners and small investors as another way to enhance .

FHFA picks bidders in REO pilot program July 5, 2012 – The Federal Housing Finance Agency said Tuesday that it has chosen winning bidders in its real estate owned pilot initiative and said transactions are expected to close early in the third quarter.

 · The REO Initiative pilot program calls for the sale of more than 600 Fannie Mae-owned foreclosed homes in Los Angeles and Riverside counties to institutional investors. car backs congressional Push Urging the FHFA to Refrain From Implementing Bulk REO Sales in California

Only Fannie Mae properties will be available to investors, and, in an interesting twist, competing GSE Freddie Mac is working independent of the FHFA on its own REO program. Edward J. DeMarco, the FHFA’s acting director, spoke highly of the initiative in the FHFA’s press release on the pilot transaction.

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FHFA-OIG REO Strategy FHFA-OIG has several ongoing audits of key aspects of FHFA’s oversight of the Enterprises’ REO management, such as property maintenance and contractor reimbursement controls. FHFA-OIG also plans to evaluate the programmatic controls that are intended to prevent fraud in the REO pilot program should it be expanded.

In January 2012, the FHFA launched the REO-to-Rental Program, which was.. California, and Nevada-resulted in 1,763 properties sold through this pilot.

Five years and 16 million foreclosures after the 2008 housing crash, most Americans have not lost faith in real estate. sales in June 2012, down from about 28 percent in March 2011. In part that’s.