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Dodd-Frank Mortgage Rules Harm Homeownership
January 14th, 2014 12:41 PM by Jackie A. Graves, President
Washington, Jan 14
- New mortgage regulations resulting from the Dodd-Frank Act will harm homeownership, reduce credit, and prevent credit-worthy borrowers from obtaining an affordable mortgage, witnesses from Habitat for Humanity, community banks and credit unions told a House Financial Services subcommittee today.
The regulations threaten the survival of Habitat for Humanity’s self-help homeownership model, said Frank Spencer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte, North Carolina.
“As a result, tens, if not hundreds, of millions of dollars of investment in Habitat by government and financial institutions is at risk, as are the tens of thousands of families whose future housing needs will otherwise be met through these investments,” said Spencer. “The ongoing success of Habitat’s self-help homeownership model – a unique approach to home building and mortgage lending that is thriving – merits federal support, not regulatory intervention that threatens its survival.”
The Dodd-Frank Act’s new “Qualified Mortgage” (QM) and “ability-to-repay” rules promulgated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) went into effect last week.
“Although Habitat was never the target of Dodd-Frank, compliance [with the rules] has required significant commitments of both human and financial resources that would otherwise be invested in meeting critical housing needs in the communities each of you represent,” Spencer said in testimony to subcommittee members.
Local community bankers and credit unions have also expressed concerns that the new mortgage rules will make it harder for them to issue mortgages to potential homebuyers.
“There is no question that the new Qualified Mortgage rule will adversely impact my mortgage lending,” said Jack Hartings, President and CEO of The Peoples Bank Company in Coldwater, Ohio. “This is true even though The Peoples Bank Company is currently a ‘small creditor’ under the QM rule because we make fewer than 500 mortgage loans annually and have less than $2 billion in assets.”
“Even though The Peoples Bank is a small creditor, the QM rule poses a daunting challenge, will change the way that we lend, and reduce access to credit in our communities,” Hartings said. “As a result, certain loans we made in the past to accommodate customers will not be made in the future.”
"Approximately 10% of all of our mortgage loans in the last few years would be classified as non-QM. Unfortunately today these loans, and the people they would have helped, are no longer being offered by my credit union.... At this time the uncertainty and the liability is just too great,” said Daniel Weickenand, Chief Executive Officer of Orion Credit Union in Memphis, Tennessee.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), the subcommittee chairman, called the regulations “another example of the consequences of removing underwriting discretion from the hands of lenders and borrowers and placing it in the hands of unelected bureaucrats in Washington.”
“No two borrowers have the same credit profile, and I fear that the one-size-fits-all approach in the CFPB’s mortgage rule will severely hamper the ability of community lenders to tailor products to borrowers,” Chairman Capito said.
William Emerson, CEO of Quicken Loans, agreed the rules “will restrict unduly credit opportunities to qualified borrowers.
“We remain concerned that they are likely to unduly tighten mortgage credit for a significant number of creditworthy families who seek to buy or refinance a home,” Emerson said. “While the housing market is improving, data show that the improvement is predominantly at the higher end of the market, with increasing activity in higher priced homes while the lower end of the market is actually shrinking. Access to credit is clearly constrained with first-time and low- to moderate-income borrowers unable to qualify for a mortgage.”
Posted by Jackie A. Graves, President on January 14th, 2014 12:41 PM
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How to Save Thousands on Your Mortgage
What Type of Mortgage Is Best for You?
Your Final Walk Through Checklist
How Much House You Can Afford
BUYING A HOME
Understanding Interest Rate Locks
What Are Typical Mortgage Down Payments?
Second Mortgages: Advantages and Disadvantages
Credit Score Myths: What Really Hurts You and What Doesn't
FHA High Balance Home Loans
The True Definition of a First Time Buyer
First-Time Homebuyer Programs
FHA Tightens Up on Lending: Thousands of Mortgages to Be Impacted
Documents You Need for Mortgage Pre-Approval: A Checklist for Each Type of Loan
Is Now A Good Time To Purchase A Home?
How to Get Down Payment Assistance for a Mortgage
How Getting an Online Mortgage Can Save Money
Lenders Continue To Lower FICO Requirements For New Homebuyers
Buying A Home For The First Time? Avoid These Mistakes
Do I Qualify for a Mortgage?
Mortgage Rate Locks: What You Need to Know
Getting a Gift? Handle With Care
Down Payment Dilemma: How Do You Know How Much To Put Down On A Home?
Buyers Face a Brighter Affordability Picture This Spring
FHA Eliminates Two Unnecessary and Outdated Lending Roadblocks
The 1003 Mortgage Application Form
Fico vs. Experian vs. Equifax: What's the Difference?
Top 10 Questions to Ask a Mortgage Lender: Do You Know Them All?
3 Reasons to Love Tax Season
Making an Offer
Closing the Loan
Finding Your Team
Inspecting & Appraising the Home
Understanding Your Home's Value
Deciding Whether to Buy
Understanding Refinance Options
3 Common Mistakes When Buying for the First Time
What Is A Loan-To-Value Ratio And How Learning Yours Can Help You
Still Haven't Refinanced Your Mortgage? You Still Have An Opportunity To Save Big
How Much Home Can You Afford? Your Monthly Mortgage Payment Made Easy
The Home Appraisal Process: What to Expect as a Buyer
How To Get A Home Equity Loan Even With Bad Credit
A Whole New Credit Score Is Coming - Are You Prepared?
7 Tax Benefits of Owning a Home: A Complete Guide for Filing Now and Next Year
5 Questions To Ask Before You Buy A Home In An HOA
How To Buy A House
Study: Reluctant Refinancers Missed Out on Saving Thousands
Deciding To Buy A Home Instead Of Rent Isn't Always A Question Of Simple Math
Here's A Compelling Reason To Take A Reverse Mortgage Ahead Of Retirement
3 Things To Do Before You Can Buy a House
Here's How to Buy a House: A Step-by-Step Guide for the First-Time Home Buyer
What Is a Mortgage? Home Loan Basics Explained
Outdated Advice Buyers Should Ignore
You Don't Always Need a High Credit Score to Get a Great Rate
Why 2019 Promises to Be Better for Buyers
13 Rules You Must Know When Buying A Home
4 Things to Be on Alert for When Buying an Older Home
How Much Equity Can You Extract With A Reverse Mortgage? This Calculator Will Tell You
Is It More Affordable To Rent or Buy A Home?
Is It Time for You to Refinance Your Mortgage?
How to Choose a Home Inspector
Mortgage Refinancing Spree Becomes a Race Against the Clock
Advantages of FHA Mortgages in 2019
Deposit VS Down Payment
Goal-Setting: When The Goal is Buying a Home
Open Season: House Hunting with Kids
Time to Fix Your ARM?
These Mortgages Pay for Home Renovations
Essential Property Tax Facts and Strategies for Homeowners
FHA Loans - Your Complete Guide to FHA Loans
VA Loan Benefits
How Much House Can I Afford?
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying and Selling at the Same Time
3 Percent Down?
FHA Loan: What You Need to Know
The Right Way to Tap Your Home Equity for Cash
How to Save Money on Mortgage Fees
Loan-to-Value Ratio - LTV Ratio Definition
Say Goodbye To All That Paperwork: Digital Mortgages Have Arrived
Top 10 Reasons Why Borrowers Pursue A Jumbo Reverse Mortgage
Reach Your Dreams with 3% Down
HomeReady Mortgage for Refinancing
Affordable Mortgage Options
Homebuying Myths vs. Facts
3% Down Payment Mortgage for First-Time Homebuyers
Is a Mortgage Pre-Approval Letter Necessary To Make An Offer on a House?
Best Mortgage Tips for January 2019
How About a Lower Mortgage Rate to Ring in the New Year?
This Home-Buying Strategy Could Come Back In Style As Mortgage Rates Rise
5 Mortgages That Require No Down Payment or A Small One
Why You Shouldn't Pay Off Your Mortgage Early, Even If You Can
10 Good Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage
Mortgage Refinancing: How to Know When the Time Is Right
9 Housing and Mortgage Trends to Watch for in 2019
Interest Rates Will Keep Rising In 2019, But A Slowdown Is On The Horizon
Higher Mortgage Costs Eat Into Buyers' Budgets
YOU COULD BUY A BIGGER HOUSE WITH A LOWER DOWN PAYMENT IN 2019
Adjustable Rate Mortgage: What Happens When Interest Rates Go Up
Buying a Home in 2019? Do These Things Now to Prepare
Is There Really a 'No Closing' Cost Mortgage?
Why Shopping Around For Your Mortgage Makes A Huge Difference
Loan-to-Value Ratio - LTV Ratio
Why You Should Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage
How Do Mortgage Points Work?
4 Simple Tricks to Boost Your Credit Score Quickly
Home Equity Loan vs. Home Equity Line of Credit
6 Ways To Slash Mortgage Costs
What The Fed's Latest Interest Rate Hike Means For Mortgages
Choosing Between an ARM Versus a Fixed-Rate Mortgage
Mortgage Rate and Housing Forecast for 2019
3 Things You'd Better Know Before Applying for a Mortgage - or Else
Why Do Lenders Sell Loans?
12 Low Down Payment Mortgages, Including Some With Low Or No Mortgage Insurance
Resources for Buyers Struggling With Down Payments
Real Estate's Top 6 Challenges Now and in the Future
Where First-Time Buyers Need the Most Guidance
5 Reasons to Talk to a Lender Right Now - Long Before You Buy a Home
What Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?
The Hidden Truth About High Home Prices - Demand Can Easily Outrun Supply
2019 Real Estate Forecast: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect
Realtor.com's 2019 Housing Forecast Is Pretty Interesting
How To Get Free Money Or Make Easy Money For Your Down Payment
Credit Inquiries: Why Lenders Care
The Three Government-Backed Home Loan Programs
How Much Home Can I Afford?
Why Home Buyers Need to Hurry
What Buyers Should Ask After a Home Inspection
Mortgage Rates Take a Breather from Hikes
More Buyers Turn to ARMs for Lower Borrowing Costs
Interest Rates Are Climbing, But Borrowers Are Tapping Home Equity in Droves
The Mortgage Underwriting Approval Process
10 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Broker or Lender
The 5 Biggest Refinance Mistakes
How to Qualify for a Conventional, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac Loan
Here's Why Buying A Home During The Holidays Can Save You Big
Non-Qualifying Mortgages: What They Are And Who They're For
6 Smart Ways to Build Home Equity
Little-Known Ways You Can Buy A House With No Down Payment
What Should You Know Before You Get a Mortgage?
Know Your Lender
Getting A Mortgage Is Now Easier, But It Could Backfire
'The Best Mortgage Advice I've Heard, Ever'
How Much Is A Down Payment On A House?
5 Things To Consider Before Buying Your First Home
How to Buy a Home Fast - Even Before the Holidays!
Best Mortgage Tips for November 2018
How to Find the Cheapest Mortgage When Rates Are Rising
Rising Mortgage Rates Impact Buying Power
Everything You Need To Know About Getting Preapproved For A Mortgage
How Renters Can Prepare to be Buyers
What the Fed Does and Doesn't Do With Mortgage Rates
What The 1990s Tell Us About The Next Housing Bust
New Credit Score System Might Make It Easier to Get A Mortgage
Submitted to Underwriting: What Does That Mean?
Closing Costs Are Expensive and Often Surprising To Homebuyers - Here's Everything You Need To Know About Them
How To Overcome The 3 Main Financial Burdens That Hinder Homeownership
How to Build Credit the Smart Way
How Conforming Loan Limits Are Set Each Year
How Long Does the Seller Have to Accept or Decline?
How to Buy a House for $10,000 Upfront (or Less!)
EXPLORING LOAN CHOICES
Home-Buying Checklist: Your Needs and Wants
Mortgage Interest Rates vs. APRs: What's the Difference?
How to Read a Closing Disclosure
10 Real Estate 'Deal Breakers' That May Actually Be Deals in Disguise
These Types Of Mortgage Loans Get Denied The Most
How To Use A Home Equity Loan For Debt Consolidation
Common Homebuying Mistakes People Make At Every Age
Reverse Mortgage: Should You Use Your Home Equity To Get More Retirement Income?
Prepaying Your Mortgage: How Reducing Your Loan Principal Can Lead To Big Savings
Mortgage Rates Are On The Rise. Here Are Some Tips For Getting The Lowest Rate
How We Bought a New House Before Selling Our Current House
How We Bought Our First Home (On a Tight Budget)
'House-Rich, Cash-Poor': Here's What It Really Means
FHA Loans: An Option for Manufactured Homes, Too
Ways to Save for a Down Payment
Home Inspection's Complete? Here's What You Must Ask Afterward
But Wait, There's More
5 Crucial Questions to Ask a Home Inspector - and When to Ask
What Is a Recast Mortgage? Way Easier Than Refinancing - Should You Try It?
Smart Ways To Use Your Equity For Home Improvement
Best Mortgage Tips For October 2018
How Mortgages Affect Credit Scores
7 Solutions for Homeowners Struggling with their Mortgage
Is My Credit Score Good Enough for a Mortgage?
Preapproved vs. Prequalified: Which Is Best When You're House Hunting?
30 Years of Certainty
The Most Essential Advice For A First-Time Homebuyer
3 Strategies for Winning the Bidding War
First Time Home Buying 101
Should I Get a Fixed- or Adjustable-Rate Mortgage?
Get a Safer Mortgage Using These Post-Crisis Tips
Planning to Refinance
What Is a Primary Residence? And How Does It Affect Your Mortgage?
5 Red Flags That Could Sink a Home Inspection
Renovations Best Reason to Tap Home Equity, Homeowners Say
What to Expect When Getting Pre-Approved
The VA Streamline
Help Buying a New Home
What Kinds Of Mortgages Are Available?
What Is Debt-to-Income Ratio? The Key to Qualifying for a Mortgage
How To Use Home Equity To Consolidate Your Debt
ARM Borrowers Should Consider Refinance Ahead of Sept. 26 Fed Meeting
Buyers Need An Appraisal We'll cover the Cost
Find the right home for you
3 Free Ways To Pay Your Mortgage Faster
Home Closing 101
Your Home Loan Journey: Pros and Cons of Mortgage Broker vs. Bank
Mortgage Application: A Borrower's Guide
FHA Is Making More Mortgages Available To Applicants With Risky Debt Profiles
It's Easier To Get A Mortgage In 2018, According To A New Study
How to Get a Mortgage, From Credit Score to Closing
Ready to Talk About Real Estate?
Best Mortgage Tips For September 2018
VA Home Loan Credit Score Requirements for 2018
Real Estate Agents Answer: What's The Biggest Mistake That Buyers Make?
These Are The Best Times Of Year To Buy A Home (according to the experts)
9 Ways to Get the Best Refinance Rates
Use This 'Hack' to Stress Less About Your Mortgage
Buying a House? 6 Questions You'd Never Think to Ask, but Should
10 Terms You Should Know
What Is a Mortgage Note - and Do You Know Where Yours Is?
5 Big Financial Benefits of Home Ownership
Understanding Your Appraisal
FHA Loan Down Payments
HomeReady and Home Possible: Loans With 3% Down for 2018
Five Cs Of Credit
Americans Have More Home Equity Than Ever. Here's How To Use It With A HELOC
Mortgage Broker Q&A
3 Key Things Mortgage Lenders Are Looking for
Need a Mortgage Co-Signer? Here's What It Means and What to Watch Out For
4 Signs You're Paying Too Much For That House
Worksheets for Buying, Selling, and Taking Care of Your Home
FHA vs USDA Mortgages: What's the difference?
8 Frequently Asked Mortgage Questions
The Final Walk-Through Checklist
First-Time Homebuyer? Here's How To Start Creating Your Budget
Answers to Top 6 Mortgage Rate-Lock Questions
Buying a Home in 2018? 11 Tips to Get It Done!
4 Reasons Adjustable Rate Mortgages are on the Rise
Best Mortgage Tips for August 2018
What Is A Home Equity Loan, and How Can You Make It Work For You?
What Is the Right of Rescission? It's Like a Safety Net for Home Loan Seekers
How much house can you afford?
Building Your Home Equity Now
Buying a House in 2018: What You Need to Know
4 Mortgage Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make
How Many Names Can Be On A Mortgage?
3 Leading Reasons Mortgage Applications Are Denied
8 Easy Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage
7 Steps To Buying A Home
5 Steps Every First-Time Home Buyer Needs To Know
3 Types of Borrowers Who Can Get a Mortgage (but don't think they can)
6 People Who Help You Buy Your First Home
I Need 20% Down and Other Home-Buying Myths About Mortgages
Everything You Need to Know About the Pre-Approval Process
30 or 15 Year? You Have More Choices, You Know
What Is A Jumbo Mortgage and When Do You Need One?
3 Reasons To Work With A Mortgage Broker
The Pros and Cons of 15-Year Mortgages
Home Inspections Can Save You Money In The Long-Run
In Closing: How to Seal the Home-Buying Deal
Why First Time Buyers Flock To The FHA Loan Program
3 Months, 3 Housing Trends: Fast Buyers, Higher Rates, Tapping Equity
Getting A Mortgage? Ask Your Lender These 6 Questions First
Renting vs. Buying a Home: Which is Right for You?
The Do's and Don'ts of Home Equity Loans
Can You Use Bonus Income to Help Qualify for a Home Loan?
6 Smart Home Products That'll Make Your Home More Functional Today
5 Reasons to be Optimistic About Homeownership
6 Don'ts When Buying Your First Home
7 First-Time Home Buyer Programs
5 Proven Ways to Increase Home Value
5 Things To Negotiate When You Buy Your First House
Hey, Buyers: These Home Appraisal Tips Are for You
3 Questions You Have to Ask When Considering Mortgage Refinance
Answer These 5 Questions Before Buying Your First Home
Your Complete Guide to Buying a House
What Is Escrow and How Does It Work?
First-time Homebuyers: Should I Rent or Buy?
Hard Money Lenders: The Source For Last-Resort Loans
Keep Your Cool - Here is What Really Happens at Closings
What the Fed's Interest Rate Hike Means for Mortgage Rates
5 Things To Know About Getting a VA Loan
FHA Loan: 7 Crucial Facts About FHA Loans
Inflation Protection (It's Real!)
Top 9 Mortgage Questions Answered
Bad Credit Could Tack An Extra $15,000 Onto Your Mortgage
5 Easy Ways To Get An Excellent Credit Score
5 Questions To Ask Before Borrowing Home Equity
Adding Equity Up
Bridge Loans Ease The Transition From One Home To Another - at a Cost
What To Spend Money On (and What To DIY) As A New Homeowner
4 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Should You Fix It or Adjust It?
A Call To ARMs: Should You Get An Adjustable Rate Mortgage?
Best Mortgage Tips for June 2018
Interest Rate vs. APR
Let's Get to the Point
Leveraging Your Rate
What Is a 'Due on Sale' Clause? Don't Sell Your Home Until You Know
What Is an Acceleration Clause? Find Out Now Before You Mess Up Your Mortgage
Home Inspection: A Checklist for Buyers
How To Save Money On Your Mortgage
Home Equity Loans and HELOCs Are Available Again, But The Game Has Changed
7 Creative Ways to Save for Your Down Payment
What Down Payment is Required?
Tips for First-Time Home Buyers
Study: Homebuyers with lower credit scores pay extra $21,000 in mortgage costs
How To Pay Off Your 30-Year Mortgage In A Fraction Of The Time
Mortgage Discount Points: What You Need to Know
5 Ways to Get the Best FHA Mortgage Rates
5 Signs You're Ready to Be a Homeowner
Shopping Around For Your Mortgage Can Save You Big - Here's How To Do It
Should You Get a Home Equity Loan, HELOC or Cash-out Refi?
How to Avoid A Low Home Appraisal
How FHA Loans Work
Understanding Mortgage Impound Accounts
Much More to Mortgages Than Interest Rates
How to Prepare Your Finances for Home Ownership
Buy a Home: Step-by-Step
Before You Choose a Mortgage Lender, Read These Tips
Your Stress-Free Guide to Shopping for Home Loans
What Are The Requirements For A Reverse Mortgage?
How Much Equity Can You Cash Out of Your Home?
Best Mortgage Tips for May 2018
Tips to Avoid Paying More for Your Mortgage
Home Equity Loans and Credit Lines
Shopping for a Mortgage
How This FHA Loan Can Help You Repair Your Home
7 Ways to Save Money When Buying a House
Understanding the Homebuying Timeline
Debunking the 20% Down Myth
Proof of Funds Letter for a Real Estate Purchase: Why Home Buyers Need It, Bad
5 Home Inspection Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make
How to Determine Your Offer Price When Buying a Home
3 Common Credit Issues and What You Can Do to Fix Them
Home Equity Line of Credit vs Home Equity Loan
FHA vs. Conventional Loans in Plain English
Why Your Debt-to-Income Ratio Matters, and How to Find It
Here's What Borrowers Could Save By Getting Additional Mortgage Quotes
Want to Lower Your Property Taxes? 7 Steps to Appeal - and Win
How Much Does a Credit Pull Really Hurt?
How Much Are FHA Closing Costs and How Can You Lower Them?
How to Know When to Refinance Your Mortgage
Mortgages: Learn Some of The Basics About Mortgages
Three Tools To Help Your Homebuying Process
Here's How Much Mortgage You Can Actually Afford
Why Buying a Home Just Got a Lot More Complicated
Do Rising Mortgage Rates Mean It's Time to Buy a Home?
Why Did My Monthly Mortgage Payment Go Up or Change?
Thinking About Buying a House in 2018? Here's What You Need to Know
Understand The Different Kinds of Loans Available
How Do Mortgage Lenders Calculate Monthly Payments?
What Is a Closing Disclosure Form? A New Mortgage Document Home Buyers Must Check
How to Negotiate the Best Price When Buying a Home
9 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender Before You Apply for a Loan
Find the Home Loan that Fits Your Needs
The Difference Between Interest Rate and Annual Percentage Rate, or APR
How To Get The Best Mortgage Rate
Mortgage Down Payment: What It Is, Who It Goes To and Where It Comes From
10 Must-Do's For The First-Time Homebuyer
Do Rising Mortgage Rates Trigger Lower House Prices?
What Is a Basis Point? Why It Matters on Your Mortgage
How to Qualify for a Mortgage
6 Steps for Spring Cleaning Your Finances
What is a Conforming Loan?
What Is a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)?
Shopping Around For A Better Mortgage Deal Could Save You Thousands
3 Day Right of Rescission: Cancelling Your Loan
All About Home Equity Loans
Down Payments: How Much Do You Really Need to Buy a House?
5 Reasons To Spend Your Home Equity (with caution)
Reverse Mortgage: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Are You Eligible For A USDA Home Loan?
Five Tips To Keep In Mind When Shopping For A Mortgage
How Can I Get Down Payment Assistance? How to Find Down Payment Assistance Programs
6 Ways to Improve Your Odds of Getting a Home Loan
The Everything Guide to Buying Your First Home
5 Ways To Get The Best Home Equity Loan Rate
Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)
Rate And Term Refinance
What Exactly Happens When a Mortgage Lender Checks My Credit?
VA Loans - Most Frequently Asked Questions
VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) - Information & How To Apply
Know The Income Requirements To Qualify For A Mortgage
What is Home Equity and Why Do I Want It?
How Your Tax Refund Can Help You Buy a Home
When Should You Lock A Mortgage Rate?
What is a No-Closing Cost Refinance?
What Is a Cash-Out Refinance?
Prime Rate and Mortgage Points Explained
Mortgages For Home Renovations
How Can I Lower My Mortgage Payment?
What is Mortgage Recasting, and Why Do It?
What To Do When Your Mortgage Application Gets Denied
How Credit Scoring Changes Could Impact the Mortgage Market
Requirements To Borrow From Home Equity
FHA vs. Conventional Loan: Which Mortgage Is Right for You?
Why Your Mortgage Is Getting More Expensive
5 Reasons to Refinance That Every Homeowner Should Know
Closing Costs Explained: 9 Fees to Watch for When You Buy a Home
FHA Loan: Basics and Requirements
How to Get a Mortgage and How Lenders Evaluate You
What is Tax Assessed Value, Tax Appraised Value, and Market Assessed Value?
How Much Will You Bring to the Closing Table?
Mortgage Closing Process: When Does It Close & When Do I Get a Key?
Get Smart on Down Payments
Owning vs. Renting: What is the Right Decision for You?
Top 5 Ways to Find a Mortgage Lender
Buying a Home with a Down Payment Assistance Program
Mortgage Basics: 5/1 ARM vs. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage
What Does a Title Company Do?
How Will the New Tax Code Affect Homeowners?
Guide To Low Down Payment Mortgages
What is an FHA Loan? The Complete Consumer Guide
How to Protect Your Credit: Fair Credit Reporting Act Summary of Rights
Can I Afford a House?
What Is the Truth In Lending Act?
APR vs. Interest Rate: What's the Difference Between These 2 Mortgage Terms?
First-Time Home Buyer Assistance Programs and Grants
Know Your Rights: Understanding Fair Housing Laws & Housing Discrimination
Mortgage Broker vs. Mortgage Lender
No-Closing Cost Refinance: Is It Worth It?
Determining the ROI of Home Improvement Projects
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA): Why Mortgage Applications Ask Race & Ethnicity
Low Down Payment Mortgage Options: Home Loans with 3% Down
HomeReady Mortgage: Qualification Guidelines & FAQ
Is Refinancing Right for You?
How to Fill Out a Mortgage Loan Application
Sourcing Down Payment Funding: Gift Funds, Ect.
How to Get Your Free Credit Report: FACTA Overview
Top Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender
Let's Talk About 3% Down
Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval: What's the Difference?
What Is a Loan Origination Fee?
How to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage
HELOC, Home Equity, Or Cash-Out Refi?
What Documents Do You Need To Apply For A Mortgage?
4 Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage
FHA Streamline Refinance Program: Info and FAQs
2018 FHA Loan Limits
When to Lock in a Mortgage Rate
When You Should Buy Down Your Interest Rate
What is a Loan-to-Value Ratio?
What is APR?
What Are Closing Costs and How Much Are They?
TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID): What Does It Mean For Me?
What Lenders Look at on Your Credit Report
How to Get a Mortgage
Alternative Mortgage Lenders Are Changing Home Buying
Keep Your Cool - Here's What Really Happens at Closings
10 Tips to Secure the Best Interest Rate on your Mortgage
Adjustable-Rate Mortgages: Learn The Basics of ARMs
13 Steps to Closing a Real Estate Deal
How Much Will One Late Payment Hurt Your Credit Scores?
You Can Negotiate Your Mortgage Closing Costs. Here's how
How to Determine Your House Payment: The Quick Formula
Homeowner's Insurance: Cut Your Premium in Half
Overcoming the Down Payment Hurdle
Applying For A Mortgage? Ask These 10 Important Questions
Which Type of Mortgage Lender is Right For You?
A Guide To Getting Your First Mortgage
The Top Misconceptions About Homebuying
What Is a Qualified Mortgage?
The Quick Guide to Buying a Home
FHA Increases Loan Limits in Nearly Every Area of U.S. for 2018
10 Tips to Have An Awesome Mortgage in 2018
The 4 Cs of Qualifying for a Mortgage
6 Steps of the Mortgage Loan Process: From Pre-Approval to Closing
Refinance Your Mortgage In Just 7 Steps
When Should You Buy that Starter Home?
HUD vs. FHA Loans: What's the Difference?
7 Things Financial Planners Wish You Knew About Buying a Home
What to Know About Your Credit Before Buying a Home
The Fastest Way to Save for a House
Buying in 2018? 7 Steps to Take Now
What You Need to Know About Buying a Home This Winter
8 Steps To Rid Your Credit Report Of Old Debt
Best 6 (Secret) DIY Tips
7 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Home
When Paying Off Your Mortgage Early May Make Sense
Mortgage shopping? 6 Ways To Make Getting One Easier
Boost Your Home Value with Improvements For Every Budget
What's Really Included In Closing Costs?
3 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall
Buying A Home? What To Expect When You Are Closing
Mansion or Yurt: What Can You Afford?
How To Buy A House - 6 Things You Must Do Before Buying A Home
How to Get Rid of PMI: Tips to Ditch Private Mortgage Insurance Fast
You Only Think It Is True: 10 Myths Costing You Time and Money
8 Popular Tips That Cost Homeowners More in the Long Run
Which Mortgage Is Right For You? Comparing conventional, FHA and VA loans
Why You Should Still Talk to a Lender Even If You're Not Ready to Buy a Home
9 Tips to Save Thousands of Dollars on Your Mortgage
Mortgage Points: What's the Point?
Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
8 Totally Hidden Home-Buying Costs to Plan Ahead For
Just Imagine! 10 DIY Room Makeovers to Inspire You to Buy
4 Ways To Get The Best Mortgage Refinance Rate
Don't Get Burned by a Credit Freeze
Can You Appeal a Property Tax Assessment? What to Do When You Think Your Bill Is Too High
Time to Consider an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage?
Mortgage Pre-Approval: Understanding the Process
Important Home-Buying Steps You Don't See on TV
Planning to Buy? Got a Plan for What Comes After?
5 Smart Reasons To Refinance Your Home
5-Tips For First-Time Homebuyers
Need a Bigger Mortgage? These 5 Strategies Can Help
3 Common Mortgage Myths, Debunked
3 Essential Reasons To Get A Mortgage Preapproval
25 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers
When Is an Earnest Money Check Supposed to Be Cashed?
How To Find Mortgage Down Payment Assistance, Including Free Money(!)
Moving Up: Dream House Or Money Pit?
The 5 Factors Of A 'Good' Location
Best Time to Buy a House? NOW
Home Improvement Loans: How to Find Quick Cash to Renovate Your House
9 Grants and Programs To Help You Buy Your First Home
Not Doing It Yourself
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a House
Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers
5 Essential Factors to Consider When Buying a House
How to Pick the Right Mortgage Lender
5 Things That Can Derail Your Mortgage Approval
Home Upgrades with the Lowest ROI
6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October
What is the Ideal Credit Score for Landing a Mortgage?
How Do I Get a Good Interest Rate?
18 Frequently Asked Mortgage Questions
6 Surprising Benefits Of Buying Or Selling Your Home In The Fall
Choosing Between an Adjustable-Rate and Fixed-Rate Mortgage
When Does a Real Estate Contract Become Legal and Binding?
Before Buying, Real Estate Pros Insist on Doing These 4 Things
Financial Don'ts When Getting Ready To Buy A Home
Do These 7 Things Before Applying for a Loan
Is a 30-Year Mortgage Really Your Best Option?
The How-To Guide To Immediate Mortgage Approval
4 Costs You Haven't Factored into your Homebuying Budget
Making the Most of Your Home Warranty Coverage
Increase Your Home Value on Any Budget
Conventional Mortgages and Loans
How Banks Set Interest Rates on Your Loans
The 5 Biggest Factors That Affect Your Credit
Two Important Steps To Save On Your Home Loan
Working With a Seller's Agent: Is Dual Agency Worth It for Home Buyers?
5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid
Appraisal-Free Mortgages Will Make Closings Easier
Cash Out vs. Rate/Term Mortgage Refinancing Loans
The Advantages Of Electronic Mortgage Closing
Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?
10 Frustrating Things Standing Between You and Your Mortgage
How Interest Rates Affect Property Values
Fixed Mortgage Rates Keep Falling, Sinking To Yearly Lows
How To Save Enough Money For A Down Payment On A Home
6 Financial Perks of Being a First-Time Homebuyer
Home Mortgage Rate Comparison: How Your Credit Score Affects Your APR
Mortgage Down Payments - How Low Should You Go?
7 Steps to a Stress-Free Home Closing
Surprising Things that Can Increase the Value of Your Home
5 Essential Money Moves For First-Time Homebuyers
Buying First Home Advice
Buying a Home is Still Affordable. Or is it?
4 Loans That Affect Your Mortgage Readiness
Common DIY Misconceptions
Key Steps in the Mortgage Underwriting Process
Fannie Mae Joins Freddie In Allowing Appraisal-Free Purchase Mortgages
What Type Of Mortgage Is Right For You?
Freddie Mac Extends Appraisal-Free Mortgage Program to Purchase Loans
FHA Loan Requirements: What Home Buyers Need to Qualify
The Facts (and Myths) on Home Inspections
4 Smart Strategies to Pay Off Your Mortgage Fast (Without Going Broke)
Owning a Home: Tools and Resources for Homebuyers
What Is The Difference Between A Mortgage Interest Rate and An APR?
The Home's Appraisal Value Is Less Than My Offer, Now What?
How Technology Plays a Part in Getting a Mortgage Today
8 Things You Can Learn From a First-Time Homebuyer Boot Camp
Down Payment Programs 101: The 3 Most Common Homebuyer Programs
How To Get Rid Of PMI, Or Private Mortgage Insurance
How Long Is Mortgage Pre-Approval Good For?
Mortgage Closing Costs, Explained
How to Get Money for a Down Payment on a House - 16 Strategies & Tips
5 Mortgages That Require Little Down Payments
What Credit Score Is Needed To Buy A House In 2017
Can 3% Down Payments Really Compete In Today's Tight Mortgage Market?
How Earnest Money Can Get You The House You Want
Mortgage Lenders Loosen Credit Standards
New Rule Makes It Easier To Get A Mortgage With Student Loan Debt
Getting A Mortgage Approval Could Be Easier Than You Think
Just Bought a New Home? Prepare to Shell Out an Extra $10K
7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns
That 30-Year Mortgage Might Not Be Your Best Option
Two Major Lending Changes Mean It's Suddenly Easier To Get A Mortgage
3% Down in Three Easy Steps
Mortgage Application: How to Apply For a Mortgage
How Can I Improve My Credit Score?
Low Rates = High Purchasing Power
Small Updates, Big Return: 5 Ways to Increase Your Home's Value
Is A No-Closing-Cost Mortgage Right For You?
Mortgages: When You Are In Financial Trouble
What First Time Home Buyers Should Know Before Closing
7 Key Things That Help You Qualify For A Mortgage
5 Mortgage Misconceptions Set Straight
5 Tips That Will Protect You from This (Expensive) DIY Mistake
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10-Step Guide To Financing Your Dream Home
GOOD CREDIT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AFTER YOUR HOME PURCHASE
FIVE SMART HOMEBUYER STRATEGIES
What’s the Minimum Credit Score You Need to Buy a House?
Life, The Unexpected and Mortgage Applications
My Credit Score is Fair — What Can I Get Now?
Do You Buy or Sell First When You’re Ready to Move?
DON'T LET MORTGAGE MYTHS SCARE YOU
How to Get the Best Deal (and the Fewest Headaches) on Homeowners Insurance
Protect Yourself—and Your Finances—With These Creative Contingency Clauses
Pick the Right Mortgage Payment Plan
WHY RATES REMAIN DELICIOUSLY LOW
Watch Out for These 4 Common Refinancing Problems
5 Tips for First-time Homebuyers
From ARMs to PMI, 10 Terms You Should Know
FIVE WAYS TO LOWER YOUR MORTGAGE PAYMENT
Are these 7 home remodeling projects worth the money?
10 Terms First-Time Homebuyers Should Know
8 of the biggest home-buyer turnoffs
14 Things to Consider Before Buying a Home
5 Tips to Manage Your Credit Before You Buy
The process of getting a mortgage may move completely online
When a Lender Denies Your Mortgage Application
The little-known way to buy a home with almost no cash down
10 Home-Buying Costs You Need to Know About
Refinance 101: Do These 5 Things, and You’ll Be On Your Way to Saving Thousands
APR Comparisons Can Be Deceiving—Here’s Why
How Gifted Down Payments Work
You Could Get 3 Big Tax Breaks—If You Buy a Home in 2015
4 Tips to Finding a House You Love
INTEREST RATES AND YOUR MONTHLY PAYMENTS
Buyers Beware of Private Transfer Fees
USE MORTGAGE INSURANCE TO BUY A HOME SOONER
Discount Points Explained
A Brief Guide to Mortgage Interest Rates
The Right Way to Get Your Free Credit Report
So You Think You’re Ready to Be a Young Homeowner
How to Win the Rate-Change Game
How Your Credit Can Drive Up the Cost of a Mortgage
Getting a Tax Refund? Consider Using It for Your Down Payment
Make Your Home Equity Work for You
The 8 Mortgage Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make
7 Tips for First-Time Home Sellers
10 Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender
Buying Green Can Save You Some Green
Why It Might Be Time to Refinance Your Mortgage
The $25,000+ Mortgage Mistake Nearly Half of Borrowers Make
5 Tips on Staying Focused, Organized While House Hunting
Can Recent FICO Changes Help Home Buyers?
Add a Credit Check to Your New Year To-Do List
How to Perfect Your Credit Score
Buying a home is now twice as affordable as renting
3% Down: More Questions Answered
How to Prepare Yourself for Making a Down Payment
10 Things to Consider Before Making an Offer on a Home
4 Reasons It Will Be Easier to Buy a Home in 2015
How to Sell Your Home and Buy Another at the Same Time
5 Resolutions for First-Time Home Buyers
Don't be one of the 70% who is Unaware of Down Payment Assistance
The 5 Worst Things You Can Do Before Buying a Home
How Much Do You Need for a Down Payment?
How to Win the Bidding War on the Home You Want
What Does It Cost to Sell Your House?
How Much Home Can You Afford?
How Mortgage Rates Work and Why They Matter
10 Things Americans Want in Their Homes
How Do Lenders Determine Your Interest Rate?
3% Down: Your Top Questions Answered
How Your Mortgage Affects Your Credit and Vice Versa
New Changes May Make Getting a Mortgage Easier
DON'T ASSUME YOU CAN'T GET A MORTGAGE LOAN
Why a Pre-Approval is Crucial to Your Home Search
Adjustable-Rate Mortgage: Good or Bad?
3 POWERFUL BUYING FOREVER QUESTIONS REVEAL YOUR FOREVER HOME
Should You Refinance Into a Bigger Mortgage?
Learn About Mortgage Fraud
Mortgage Rates Drop Back Below 4%
4 Tips to Help You Pre-Qualify For a Loan
10 things real estate appraisers won’t tell you
THE BEST WAY TO BUY YOUR FIRST HOME
Less Than Half of U.S. Cities Are Affordable For People Who Earn a Median Income
Minimum Credit Score Needed for FHA and Conventional Mortgages
Freddie Mac: 30-year mortgage rate hovers just above 4%
Will Your Mortgage Fit in Your Wallet?
8 Things to Avoid Before You Buy a Home
BLACK FRIDAY: A GUIDE TO GETTING GREAT DEALS NOW
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR LOAN IS SOLD?
What Is a Bad Credit Score?
Pre-Qualification to Homeownership in 6 Easy Steps
Top 4 Reasons to Buy a Bank-Owned Property
Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payment Programs : Will You Pay Your Mortgage Faster?
UNDERSTAND YOUR CREDIT SCORES
The 7 Biggest Questions About Debt Collections & Your Credit
Understanding the Good Faith Estimate (GFE)
Can Pre-Qualifying for a Mortgage Online Affect Your Credit Score?
3 Credit Card Strategies That Could Help You Buy a Home
Lower Interest Rates for Service Members
Your Proposed Mortgage Rate Isn’t Always the Final One
Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Homeowners Insurance?
What Is Your Real Estate Risk Tolerance?
More Possible Home Possible
How to Find a Good Realtor or Real Estate Agent
Mortgage Refinancing Guidelines
Think You’re Playing Mortgage Rate Roulette? Here’s Why
6 GREAT REASONS TO BUY A HOME RIGHT NOW
How to Determine Your Down Payment on a Home
This Mortgage Cost Is No Longer Necessary
THE AFFECT OF LATE MORTGAGE PAYMENTS ON CREDIT SCORES
Now: Streamlined Loan Mod for Those Who Haven't Paid for 2 years
Buyers Beware: Builder Incentives and Seller Concessions
Understanding Mortgage Points: Rate vs Fee
Which Mortgage is Right for You?
How Can I Get My Short Sale to Not Affect My Credit Score?
Choose Your Flooring: Solid Wood vs. Engineered Wood
How Can I Get a Mortgage After Credit Problems?
Can Your Spouse’s Credit Score Kill Your Mortgage?
5 Ways to Save on Closing Costs
6 Smart Tips for Securing a Mortgage
The Credit Building Trick That Won’t Help You Buy a Home
6 Keys to Writing Winning Offers in a Sellers’ Market
5 Factors Raising Your Home Insurance Premiums
Help! I Lost My Job While I Was Buying a Home
Are You Ready to Buy a House?
This Is Your Home’s Most Valuable Asset
HOW SAFE IS A HOME? KNOW BEFORE YOU BUY
How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire
WHY LOANS ARE STILL HARD TO GET
Good to Knows about REOs
Are Subprime Mortgages Coming
The Wealth Building Home Loan: Providing homebuyers a straight, broad highway to building wealth
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO YOUR HOUSE BEFORE FALL
The Fastest Way to Get Pre-Approved
5 Refinancing Tips for the Self-Employed
Understanding and Planning for Property Taxes the Right Way
7 Warning Signs of a Bad Loan
Caution: Restrictive Covenants Can Be Costly
10-Step Guide to Buying a House
How to Get the Best Mortgage for You
How to Negotiate Your Closing Costs
Your Final Steps to Securing a Home Loan
Watch Out for These Red Flags When Buying a Home
5 Steps You Can’t Skip During Escrow
HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR FICO SCORES QUICKLY
4 Wrong Ways to Pay Off Debt
Mortgage Rates Higher, But Still Among Year's Best
Borrowing Against Your Home Equity Has Tax Benefits and Pitfalls
How a Loan Forbearance Can Save Your House
How to Get Mortgage Loan Paperwork Right the First Time
7 Types of Loans: Which One Fits Your Needs?
Fixed Mortgage Rates Inch Upward, Adjustable Rates Edge Down
HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME WITHOUT DROPPING YOUR PRICE
INSURANCE PROCEEDS MAY NOT GO TO THE HOMEOWNER IF DISASTER OCCURS
How to Avoid the Traps of a Teaser Rate
12 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your REALTOR®
Paying for College
How to Develop a Financial Plan
7 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
What Struggling Homeowners Need to Know
HARP: It's the Real Deal
10 Tips to Green Your Home and $ave Money
6 Tips for Saving for Your Down Payment
9 WAYS BECOMING A HOMEOWNER CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE
Pre-qualification and Pre-approval: Do You Really Need Both?
Government Extends MHA Program for Distressed Homeowners
8 biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make
UNDERSTANDING YOUR CREDIT SCORES
Top 10 Tips for College Students
Don’t Forget These Costs When Buying a Home
How Much Do I Have to Save to Buy a Home?
The First Steps to Paying Off Your Debt is Emotional
U.S. Mortgage Rates Increase as Job Market Improves
Home Buyer Essentials
How to Negotiate the Best Deal
Remodeling? A Cash-Out Refinance Could Help
How to Build a Good Credit Score in College
BUY NOW, PAY LATER, BE HAPPY?
10 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender
FIVE QUESTIONS TO ANSWER BEFORE YOU REFINANCE YOUR HOME
Pending Home Sales Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2010
5 FRONT YARD LANDSCAPING TIPS THAT WILL WOW BUYERS
Fixed Mortgage Rates Lower Than Same Time Last Year
Down Payments and PMI: Get the Low Down
5 HOMEBUYING AND HOMEOWNING CHALLENGES AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM
First-Timers: Take a Class, Save on Your Loan
Freddie Mac bets big on low down payment mortgages
You Don't Need That Much of a Down Payment
YOUR HOME: PUTTING THE FIVE-YEAR PLAN TO WORK FOR YOU
Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower to Start Week
5 Percent Down Payment? You Bet.
Use Your Assets
WHEN IT COMES TO REAL ESTATE, NICE GUYS FINISH LAST
The One Expense Buyers Underestimate
It’s Taking Longer After Each Recession To Get Back to Normal
Mortgage Credit Availability up slightly in May
Buying a Home? Get CreditSmart
Down Payment Assistance: It’s The Real Deal
Fixed Mortgage Rates Lower for Fifth Straight Week
3 types of mortgage loans for homebuyers
How to get your free credit report
Fixed Mortgage Rates Near Seven Month Low Heading Into Memorial Day Weekend
White House: New policy will help home buyers
Foreclosure Prevention Workshops for Consumers
Average 30-year mortgage rate dips to 4.20%
Mortgage Rates Approach 11-Month Lows
FAQ: Heartbleed Bug
Mortgage rates may trend higher in 2014
How to repair my credit and improve my FICO credit score
Home sellers on price: The sky is the limit!
Mortgage Rates for 30-Year Loans Decline to a Six-Month Low
Mortgage Rates Fall Back to Best Levels of 2014
7 Tips To Establish Good Saving Habits
Making Your Money Work for You
Qualifying for a Mortgage
5 Important Questions When Choosing Your First Home
Mortgage Credit Availability Increases Slightly in March
Mortgage Rates Stall — Are Lower Rates Ahead?
Take more control over the mortgage closing process with technology
Top 10 Myths About Mortgages
Protecting Your Identity
Don’t Let Your Credit Score Rain on Your Home Hunting Parade
5 Financial Missteps That Can Torpedo A Loan Application
Save time and money by following these rules
Examine your finances and shop before you apply
Questions to Expect From Mortgage Lenders
Seven Steps to Spring Clean Your Finances
CURB APPEAL FOR YOUR HOME ON THE CHEAP
After three weeks of trending higher, mortgage rates have once again turned lower.
Home Prices Will Keep Rising, but Level-Off Soon
Mortgage Rates Higher Friday, but Lower on the Week
SHOULD YOU PAY DISCOUNT POINTS?
10 WAYS TO NOT GET SCREWED BY YOUR CONTRACTOR
HOME AUTOMATION: GREATEST THING EVER, OR INVITATION TO BE LAZY?
10 WAYS TO SPRUCE UP YOUR HOME FOR UNDER $100
7 Questions You Need To Ask About The New Qualified Mortgage Rules
BUYER ETIQUETTE: HOW TO GET THE HOME YOU WANT
FIVE WAYS TO KNOW THAT YOU'VE FOUND A GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY
3 TIPS FOR KEEPING MORE OF YOUR OWN MONEY COME TAX TIME
17 HACKS TO GET YOUR HOUSE SOLD
Mortgage Rates Benefit From Geopolitical Tensions
10 SECRETS TO LANDING A FORECLOSURE BARGAIN IN 2014
Should Fannie and Freddie Fund Housing for the Poor?
83 Percent of California Homes Unaffordable on a Teacher’s Salary
Higher Education or a House: Can Young Americans Have Both?
Foreclosure Starts Fall to Pre-Crisis Levels as Home Prices Rise
Mortgage Rates Back up to Last Week's Levels
Fannie Offers REO Incentives to Owner Occupied Buyers
Housing Scorecard: Homeowner Equity up $3.4 Trillion
1 in 6 Housing Markets Back to Pre-Recession Levels
Sellers Worry about Buyer Credit Availability in Redfin Survey
Home Prices at Boom Levels in 2013
Obama expected to discuss mortgage conditions
December Existing-Home Sales Rise, 2013 Strongest in Seven Years
Foreclosure Starts, Completions at Pre-Recession Levels in California
For Some Borrowers, It's Now Easier to Get a Mortgage
State Foreclosure Regulation ‘Will Hurt Housing Prices’
Dodd-Frank Mortgage Rules Harm Homeownership
Housing Scorecard: Nearly 6 Million Fewer Underwater as Prices Hit 2005 Levels
New mortgage rules: No traps, no runarounds
Mortgage Rates Extremely Flat Ahead of Important Jobs Data
Mortgage Rates Back up to Monday's Levels
Best Day of the Year for Mortgage Rates
Mortgage Rates Should be More Active Next Week
CFPB Wants Your Thoughts on Mortgage Closing Process
Fannie Mae: Technology has Role to Fill in Mortgage Shopping Experience
MBS RECAP: A Fitting End to 2013: Relentless Enigmatic Weakness
Pending Home Sales Remain Near 1.5-Year Lows
Mortgage Rates End Week Just off Highs
Bidding Wars Slow but Local Markets Still Competitive
Mortgage Rates Steady Near 3-Month Highs
California Pending Sales Falling at Fastest Pace in More than 12 Months
Appraisal Exemptions for Streamline Refis and Low Balance Loans
Mortgage Applications Break 6 Month Losing Streak; ARMs Surge
Mortgage Rates Win Heroic Battle; Still Losing The War
Home Price Gains Continue to Slow
Mortgage Rates Highest in More than 2 Months
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