22.06.2009 - Saudis see hope in Fannie Mae model
From Thenational.ae: The announcement that Saudi Arabia is planning to set up a Fannie Mae-style company, operating like the Federal National Mortgage Association in the US, to buy mortgages from financial institutions, has set the kingdom buzzing with the belief that at last the Saudi property sector will take off. Given the considerable potential of the Saudi housing market, this should also be attractive news to Gulf investors seeking to diversify into property in Saudi Arabia.........Full Article: Source