Mortgage Acts and Practices
A surge in mortgage rates to the highest level in two years dampened demand for mortgage applications last week.
To keep monthly mortgage payments more affordable, more home buyers are reaching deeper into their pockets to make larger down payments, according to a new survey.
A big jump in mortgage rates over the past two months may start to cool the rapid rise of home prices in the second half of the year, some analysts speculate.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau debuted this week the nation's largest public database for consumer financial complaints, and mortgage gripes are dominating the list of complaints.
Here are just a few reasons why the mortgage insurance write off continues to be one of the most important political and economic initiatives in contention today.
About a third of consumers say they're willing to pay more for a mortgage if it comes with superior customer service and less stress, according to a new survey.
On Monday, February 25th, 2013, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission released a report titled, "Housing America's Future: New Directions for National Policy". This product was the culmination of 16-months of research and study.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) shared some insight into its process and goals for the qualified mortgage (QM) rule it released last month. The post gives loan servicers, industry watchers, and consumers a look at its thinking behind the rulemaking.
A new study finds "sizeable asset misrepresentations even among the most reputable underwriters" of private-label subprime mortgages during the housing boom.