Mortgage Acts and Practices
The mortgages once blamed for the housing bust are luring home buyers again with their low introductory offers.
The rise in mortgage rates over the last couple of months has been "significant" and could hamper the housing recovery, economists say.
More potential home buyers are turning to margin loans for short-term financing to close on a purchase or win a bidding war.
Following several weeks of rises, mortgage rates took a small dip, giving some relief to home buyers.
Mortgage giant Fannie Mae takes a close look at what history teaches us about how rising mortgage rates impact home prices and sales.
With mortgage rates likely to approach 5 percent next year, normalized underwriting standards are crucial.
Mortgage rates are on the rise, slowing refinances but not deterring home buyers.
NAR and other real estate organizations made a clear case for not harming the attractiveness of home mortgage lending with increased capital requirements.
Mortgage rates moved higher again this week as speculation continued about whether the Federal Reserve will end its future bond purchases. But recent remarks by the Fed chair may ease some of those fears.
Six regulatory agencies issued a proposal Wednesday that would exempt three types of higher-priced mortgages from appraisal requirements.