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3 July 2015
Young people want to become homeowners.While certain conventional wisdom holds that the up-and-coming generation prefers to be renters, numerous studies show that Millennials are just as keen to own their own place as previous generations were.
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6 August 2013
Thirty-year mortgages will still be around, but will likely be a bit more expensive under the proposal President Obama laid out today for replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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1 March 2011
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be going away anytime soon, but the mortgages they back are going to get more expensive over time.
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11 February 2011
Get ready for mortgages to become more expensive - and stay that way.
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18 November 2010
Saying government involvement in the housing market helped cause the recent economic collapse, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of St.Louis today urged that the U.S.mortgage market be largely turned over to the private sector, with minimal federal involvement.
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3 July 2010
For potential first-time homebuyers, affordability can be a big challenge.In addition to coming up with a down payment and money for closing costs, even being able to afford the monthly payments on a decent home can be a major obstacle.
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24 June 2010
The Obama Administration has authorized the release of $1.5 billion for foreclosure prevention efforts in the five states hardest hit by the housing crisis, beginning almost immediately.
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11 March 2010
Do you want to buy a home but are worried about being able to get a mortgage? Don't forget to look to your state for help.
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27 February 2010
It's not well known, but USDA rural development loans still offer a zero down payment mortgage that most borrowers can qualify for - and at attractive mortgage rates.
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30 September 2008
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) can help you get a great deal on "vintage" real estate.
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6 September 2008
The Housing Stimulus Bill gives the FHA and Ginnie Mae the challenge of leading the country out of a mortgage crisis.
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3 June 2008
With the country's economy and housing crisis currently on everyone's mind, owning your own home may not seem like a realistic venture right now.But home ownership shouldn't be out of anyone's reach, including lower income families and first-time buyers.
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