BofA pays $1.3 billion to Fannie, Freddie for foreclosure delays

The agreement also does not end a lawsuit the U.S. Justice Department brought against the bank last year over Countrywide and Bank of America loans sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie.

What would killing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mean? Bank of America. giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Fannie and Freddie can force banks to buy back loans that appear to be fraudulent. JPMorgan set aside $1 billion in the last quarter to cover.

In addition, Bank of America will pay US$1.3 billion (A$1.2 billion) to address mortgage servicing issues, Fannie Mae said in a separate statement. ”A favorable resolution of this long-standing dispute between Fannie Mae and Bank of America is in the best interest of taxpayers,” said Bradley Lerman, Fannie Mae executive vice president.

Bank of America will pay Fannie $3.6 billion. by approximately $2.5 billion (pretax) for the independent foreclosure reviews, litigation (primarily mortgage-related), and other mortgage-related.

Under the deal announced Monday, Bank of America will pay $3.6 billion in cash to Fannie Mae and buy back. The bank is also paying $1.3 billion to the agency for failing to deal with foreclosures.

Despite these efforts, by August 2008, shares of both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had tumbled more than 90% from their one-year prior levels. On October 21, 2010 FHFA estimates revealed that the bailout of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae will likely cost taxpayers $224-360 billion in total, with over $150 billion already provided.

In settlement of these claims, Bank of America has agreed to pay Fannie $3.6 billion and to buy back $6.75 billion worth of residential mortgage loans sold to Fannie Mae. In a statement, Bank of America noted that it has already taken reserves (charges to earnings) to cover most of the cost of this settlement.

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Bank of America froze foreclosures in all 50 states. securities issued and guaranteed by either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, must pay out 90% of their taxable income in dividends, meaning that.

Pursuant to the compensatory fee agreement, Bank of America will make an initial payment to Fannie Mae of $1.3 billion, which amount represents a portion of the compensatory fees expected to be owed based on the parties’ initial estimates.

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