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Mortgage Acts and Practices

July 25, 2013
More potential home buyers are turning to margin loans for short-term financing to close on a purchase or win a bidding war.
July 19, 2013
Following several weeks of rises, mortgage rates took a small dip, giving some relief to home buyers.
July 19, 2013
Mortgage giant Fannie Mae takes a close look at what history teaches us about how rising mortgage rates impact home prices and sales.
July 18, 2013
With mortgage rates likely to approach 5 percent next year, normalized underwriting standards are crucial.
July 17, 2013
Mortgage rates are on the rise, slowing refinances but not deterring home buyers.
July 15, 2013
NAR and other real estate organizations made a clear case for not harming the attractiveness of home mortgage lending with increased capital requirements.
July 12, 2013
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.
July 11, 2013
Six regulatory agencies issued a proposal Wednesday that would exempt three types of higher-priced mortgages from appraisal requirements.
July 10, 2013
A surge in mortgage rates to the highest level in two years dampened demand for mortgage applications last week.
July 10, 2013
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.