Statement from Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Regarding the Federal Housing Finance Authority’s Proposed Housing Tax on Floridians

Statement from Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater Regarding the Federal Housing Finance Authority’s Proposed Housing Tax on Floridians

TALLAHASSEE, FL – December 12, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater released the following statement regarding his public comments to the Federal Housing Finance Authority regarding the proposed tax on Floridians. The FHFA proposal would increase Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Guarantee Fee (“g-fee”) which could raise the total lifetime cost of mortgages by potentially thousands of dollars for aspiring homebuyers

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