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22 November 2016
What effect will Donald Trump's election have on mortgages and people who are looking to buy or refinance a home?.
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25 August 2016
HARP, the Home Affordable Refinance Program, is being extended through September 2017 and will be followed by a permanent streamlined refinance program for for low-equity and underwater homeowners.
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28 December 2015
Mortgage lenders are increasingly making it possible to do more of the process online, making it faster and more convenient while appealing to tech-loving Millennials as well.
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11 November 2015
The federal government isn't well known for cutting red tape and reducing bureaucratic obstacles.Recent changes in the VA home loan[https://www.mortgageloan.com/va-mortgage-pros-and-cons-8874] program, however, may be turning that perception around a bit.
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23 January 2015
Fixed mortgage rates fell to their lowest levels in 20 months this week, with the average on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages dropping to 3.63 percent, according to today's weekly rate report from Freddie Mac.
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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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9 January 2015
The FHA will cut its annual insurance premium by a full half a percentage point, President Obama announced today, in a move designed to boost the sagging popularity of FHA loans and give more borrowers access to affordable housing.
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19 December 2014
Potential homebuyers who were eying an FHA mortgage got a big lump of coal in their stocking this Christmas, courtesy of Congress.
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11 December 2014
Mortgage loans with down payments of as little as 3 percent will be allowed through a pair of new programs announced this week by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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28 November 2014
Some former homeowners who lost their property to foreclosure can now buy their old homes back, simply by paying the current market price.
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24 October 2014
Fannie Mae will soon begin authorizing mortgages for borrowers with as little as 3 percent down, according to a statement by the company's president and CEO.
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18 October 2014
Read the key refinance-related news in this section.Here you will find a list of refinance updates that we have been publishing throughout the years.
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10 October 2014
Homebuyers interested in a foreclosed property held by Fannie Mae can get a special incentive to help with closing costs, but they need to act quickly.
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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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10 October 2014
Here you will find a summary of news pieces that we have been publishing throughout the years.
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10 September 2014
Are younger adults turning away from the very idea of home ownership? Not necessarily, according to a recent study by the New York Federal Reserve.
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9 September 2014
On this page you are able to read the latest news we have published on the topic: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
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5 September 2014
New rules that took effect last month protect widowed spouses whose homes are subject to a reverse mortgage.But for borrowers who will be seeking such loans, there is a downside as well.
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28 August 2014
The housing market has been heating up over the summer, with both pending and existing home sales posting their strongest showings of the year in July.
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27 August 2014
Borrowers with home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) will face a growing risk of default over the next several years, as the bills come due on millions of such loans.
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