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19 October 2015
Shopping for a mortgage can be one of the smartest moves a consumer can make in a lifetime, possibly saving thousands of dollars over the life of a home loan with a lower interest rate[https://www.mortgageloan.com/rates].
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9 February 2015
Almost half of consumers don't shop around for a mortgage when buying a home by checking who advertises the lowest mortgage rates, and they're only considering a single lender or mortgage broker before choosing where to apply for a home loan, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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15 January 2015
Finding the best rate and deal on a mortgage can be a challenge - how do you compare all those competing offers out there? However, a new online tool unveiled this week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) tries to make it a bit easier.
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10 October 2014
The following is a compilation of some important mortgage news developments from recent years.
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15 September 2014
If you would have qualified for a mortgage loan in 2013, the odds are high that you'll qualify for one today, too, even after new lending rules that went into effect in January of this year.
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22 August 2014
Most consumers are aware of the three major credit reporting companies that generate the scores used in qualifying borrowers for loans.What they may not know is that Equifax, Experian and Transunion are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to tracking and reporting consumer behavior.
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18 July 2014
Got a complaint about your bank or mortgage servicer? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is proposing that you be able to share it with the world.
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6 December 2013
New mortgage rules taking effect next month won't change anything on homeowner's current mortgages and it won't prevent borrowers from taking out home loans with debt-to-income ratios above 43 percent, despite widespread claims to the contrary.
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22 November 2013
Mortgage borrowers will be getting simplified and more streamlined disclosures spelling out the terms of their loans, now that the new forms have been finalized by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
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17 July 2013
Yesterday's Senate confirmation of Richard Cordray as the undisputed head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) not only solidifies his status, but that of the bureau itself and the actions it has taken over the past two years.
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5 April 2013
The nation's four major mortgage insurance companies have been hit with $15 million in fines over what is described as an illegal kickback scheme with mortgage lenders.
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1 April 2013
Mortgages accounted for nearly half of the complaints received by the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPB) in its first year-and-a-half of operation, the agency has reported.
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