Tap Into Home Improvement Projects That Really Pay Off

Tap Into Home Improvement Projects That Really Pay Off

Home improvement is one of those delightful endeavors that pays off. After all, who can put a price on the joy you receive from transforming your house into a more appealing, livable environment? Nonetheless, some projects have more to offer than others when it comes to boosting resale value. Let's start with projects that are within the skill level of the average person.

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Secondary Mortgage Market: The History of Fannie Mae

Secondary Mortgage Market: The History of Fannie Mae

As a result of the last U.S. economic crisis, a lot of people now know a lot more about the secondary mortgage market. Before the crisis, the secondary mortgage market was a mystery to most Americans, and it was only really important to mortgage lenders and secondary market participants and appraisers. Then all of a sudden, with the well-publicized issues surrounding the housing collapse of 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and some of their larger clients and the big lenders became household names. Read on to learn about the history of Fannie Mae and what it means for appraisers.

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