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Volume 14 - Number 4

February 21, 2014

Fannie, Freddie Offer Sales Incentives to Move REOs

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have both rolled out limited-time offer incentive programs for real estate agents and homebuyers in a bid to move some of the GSEs’ real estate-owned properties.Freddie announced this week it will pay a $1,000 inducement to selling agents and a separate $500 bonus to listing agents when they sell a home through the company’s HomeSteps program.

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