January 2016 - Out of the Woods

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TH E M R EP O RT | 13 FROM THE SOURCE SHARE THIS: FHFA INSIGHTS With the debut of its new blog, FHFA Insights, the Federal Housing Finance agency is helping market stakeholders stay tuned in to recent news from the agency—whether they are homeowners, renters, policy mak - ers, housing and mortgage professionals, or the media. Located at, the blog provides insights from FHFA staff on hous- ing finance issues, such as the expansion of FHFA's Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative, which was recently covered on the site. READ THIS: THE GO-GIVER: A LITTLE STORY ABOUT A POWERFUL BUSINESS IDEA By Bob Burg and John David Mann The Go-Giver challenges the reader to adopt five core "laws of stratospheric suc- cess," which focus on putting the interest of others first. While this may seem incongru- ous with typical business tips, authors Bob Burg and John David Mann propose that conducting business with these principles in mind will lead to unexpected gains and a more balanced work life. WATCH THIS: TED TALKS: LIFE HACKS Available on Netflix and other streaming services, TED Talks: Life Hacks is a collection of powerful talks centered on small changes that can have a large impact on both your personal and professional life. Among the collection is psychologist Shawn Achor's talk, "The Happy Secret to Better Work," where he explores the link between happi - ness and productivity. TWEET THIS: @CAPECONPROPERTY When it comes to spot-on economic forecasts, Capital Economics leads the pack. This independent economic research company provides country and regional re - search on the U.S., Canada, U.K., and more. While the entire scope of Capital Econom- ics' research is worth a look, the company's Twitter page, which is devoted solely to resi- dential and commercial property data, will be of particular interest to mortgage pros.

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