Real Estate News – December 4, 2012

Freddie Mac to step up mortgage repurchase demands (via

A Kentfield, California psychiatrist was reprimanded by state regulators on allegations he used a patient’s therapy sessions to talk about the real estate business, the state medical board said (via

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced Monday that they will temporarily halt all bank repossessions and evictions beginning in mid-December until Jan. 2, 2013 (via REALTORMag):

The Federal Housing Administration is extending its 90-day “anti-flipping” waiver through 2014—which could bode well for single-family investors, rehabbers, and buyers seeking low down payment financing (via REALTORMag):

Homeowners association president files $10 million defamation suit against resident (via