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  2. Analyst debt/lending at top CRE firm- 2018

    Hello all, I'm an avid reader of WSO and this is my first post. I have currently accepted a position at a top CRE firm in their multifamily capital markets group as a debt analyst and will be working with Fannie, Freddie, FHA, etc. mortgage products ...

    14 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 10 2018 - 9:16pm -

  3. Strategic Foreclosure & Back Door Bailouts

    Strategic foreclosure is a subject near and dear to all our hearts. We had a pretty robust debate about it back in May after 60 Minutes ran a special on it (video below). For those who don't know, strategic foreclosure is when a homeowner who can oth ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 10 2010 - 5:54am -

  4. Why Hasn't The Financial World Ended Yet?

    4 years ago the largest financial crash in (nearly) living memory tore a gaping hole in the world of finance. For a month at the end of 2008 it seemed as though every financial institution was either going bankrupt, being taken over or being bailed out. F ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 5 2012 - 1:27pm -

  5. Citi, BofA Among Most Hated Companies of 2010

    It looks like GM and AIG have something to celebrate in the new year: they didn't make the list of 15 Most Hated American Companies of 2010. Unfortunately, Citi and BofA can't say the same. While the list is published in no particular order, Bof ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2011 - 6:51am -

  6. 20% Down on a Home? Try 3%.

    From the LA Times: LA Times wrote: Hoping to broaden the pool of home buyers and boost the real estate market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are launching mortgage programs with down payments as low as 3%.The move, targeting buyers with good credit but littl ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2014 - 10:40am -

  7. Blaming Government...the Change I'm looking for

    Does the week start on Sunday or Monday? Do I tend to listen to economists or analysts? In both cases, it is usually the latter. I see Sunday more as a wind down, then as a warm up. I see economists as often too focused on theories to examine the practica ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 8 2010 - 11:59am -

  8. Ranieri to the Rescue

    I remember the first time I read Liar's Poker. A young Midas was on his first ever flight back from Rio, reading about the legends of Salomon Brothers and feeling like King Salomon himself. Back in those days I would go into places like Club Monte Ca ...

    10 comments - 4 silver bananas - Aug 18 2010 - 12:51pm -

  9. Fannie Mae Salaries?

    Anyone know how much Fannie Mae pays fresh-out-of-college financial analysts? What about 2-5 years down the line? Also, do they follow the IBD structure where you leave to get your MBA after 3 years and come back for a six figure salary? Fannie Mae ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2010 - 8:20am -

  10. Long FNMA/FMCC Discussion

    Just wanted to start a discussion on FNMA/FMCC. For those who have not followed... here's a brief history (taken from a linked article): "Since 2008 the government has taken over $108B from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through a process known as c ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2016 - 10:17am -

  11. What Will Happen with Fannie & Freddie?

    Though this topic has been put through the wringer many times, I am still not satisfied with the results. Two government sponsored entities, which have de facto defaulted and gone bankrupt already...own ~97% of the mortgages in the U.S. outright. One of m ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2011 - 12:50pm -

  12. Deciding Between Offers- Peoples opinion on offer

    I wanted to get peoples opinions on which offers I should take. I have an offer for the finance rotation at Fannie Mae. I could get broad exposure to multiple groups and maybe get some experience in capital markets, valuation, and modeling. I also have an ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 10:24pm -

  13. The American Taxpayer: Wall Street’s #1 fee payer

    For decades Main Street has been no fan of Wall Street, but in the last few years the general public has probably made banker bashing a national pastime. They have vilified financiers as greedy and immoral, they have blamed them for the recent turmoil, an ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2010 - 7:41pm -

  14. Fannie & Freddie on Borrowed Time?

    In keeping with this week's developing "real estate crisis" motif, it looks like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac might be on their way out. That is, if one-time chief apologist Barney Frank has his way. First, I just have to say that my hat' ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2010 - 10:46am -

  15. Fannie Mae Tough Interview Questions + Sample Answers

    Database of interview questions from Fannie Mae, as well as compensation figures...

    11 Interview Questions - Nov 4 2015 - 9:40pm