From my team to yours, I wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year!

I look forward to bringing you economic news through our weekly Economic Update, and keeping you informed of the overall economic conditions that set the stage for home loan financing. We hope this holiday season is peaceful and joyous for you and yours.

Happy New Year! I look forward to working with you in 2018.

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