Though any reduction in the loan limits is expected to be relatively modest, it could have far-reaching impacts at the local level and for the affected borrowers.
Many U.S. banks are starting to see new growth in commercial property loans, according to research from SNL Financial.
Topics: Commercial Real Estate Lending
With federal flood insurance subsidies phasing out, home owners say the hikes in premiums will make it too difficult to sell their houses.
Topics: Flood Insurance
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are poised to step up efforts to collect unpaid mortgage debt from home owners who chose to go the route of strategic default.