Fed lays out rules for banks to rent REOs

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Blomquist said some banks even pre-approve prices so deals close very fast. Short sales already outnumber REO sales in several "bellwether markets," including Los Angeles and Phoenix, where, in both.

That is now changing. So-called REO (real estate owned) activity by banks, when the bank takes ownership of the property, increased 11 percent in May from the previous month, according to RealtyTrac..

Obama administration expects new push for REO rentals But the program led those enrollees to expect much more. In early April 2015. Alternative energy sources, coupled with regulations handed down by the Obama administration, resulted in the loss of.

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The Federal Reserve released guidance giving banks assurances that they can rent out foreclosed properties they own.. Fed assures banks they can rent foreclosed homes. than in the past.

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As the Fed paper points out, this "swollen inventory" of so-called real estate owned, or REO, properties has met weak demand for single-family homes in recent years, putting substantial downward.

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The Fed laid out the ground rules, providing firms holding REOs with advice on how to follow all applicable landlord tenant, state and federal housing regulations. "The general policy of the Federal Reserve is that banking organizations should make good-faith efforts to dispose of REO properties at the earliest practicable date," the Federal Reserve said in a statement.