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The Federal Housing Finance Agency is leaving g-fees largely alone but it is revising requirements for private mortgage insurance companies that …Mortgages
When it comes to shopping around for a new home, buyers should also shop around for the right mortgage lender, say Fannie Mae economists Qiang Cai …
Forty-one percent of mortgage lenders feel they are not ready for the August 2015 Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act …
Fannie Mae Launches HomePath Ready Buyer Education Program for First-Time Homebuyers
Up to Three Percent Closing Cost Assistance Available Upon …Real Estate
Lackluster Income Growth Weighing on Americans' Housing Sentiment
Share of Consumers Expecting to Buy a Home on Next Move Reaches Survey Low
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7, 2015) - WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7, 2015) - Mortgage credit availability increased in March …Mortgages
Obtaining and comparing multiple mortgage quotes and being better informed about the homebuying process may help borrowers get the right mortgage and …Mortgages
On Aug. 1, lenders will resume responsibility for the actions of all parties at the closing table — but that doesn’t mean lenders will prepare …Lender
WASHINGTON — So you've watched your home equity holdings grow steadily since the end of the recession, and now you want to tap into that wealth to fund a remodeling, college tuition or some other worthy but cash-consuming project?
Join the crowd. Home equity lines of credit, by far the most popular …Housing
Keep Your Home California Expands Criteria of Programs To Help Homeowners Attain Affordable Mortgage Payments - Keep Your Home California
SACRAMENTO – Keep Your Home California announced today changes to help more low and moderate income homeowners, who are struggling with their monthly …Mortgages
In the wake of a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announcement that it will explore alternative credit scoring models to expand access to …Real Estate
While federal agencies are concerned about how tight mortgage lending credit standards have become since the financial market and housing industry …Mortgages
Several real estate trade groups spent Wednesday discussing the challenges that credit standards pose for access for some would-be borrowers and …Julian Castro
Welcome! You’ve probably landed here because you followed the instructions on a form, pamphlet, or disclosure given to you by your bank or another …Mortgages
The mortgage application and closing process is once again facing an overhaul. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will soon require lenders to …
Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof cost you money — or give you headaches — when you go to sell the house?
Say you get pitched by one of the growing number of companies offering solar panels at no upfront cost that they claim will save you lots of money on …Renewable Energy
There’s a shift coming that’s about to wreak havoc at the closing table for agents and clients alike.
On Aug. 1, 2015, the new TRID (TILA-RESPA …Real Estate
Although the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) rule takes effect Aug. 1 and has many implications …Real Estate
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will not extend the Aug. 1 deadline for the new TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule.
Industry talk quickly …Real Estate
CHICAGO, Ill. (March 12, 2015) – A recent TransUnion survey reveals consumers are largely confused about what affects their credit score and what is …Credit Scores
Washington, D.C. – U.S. house prices rose in January, up 0.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous month, according to the …Housing
Realtor.com® Mortgage Affordability Report:Detroit Most, San Francisco Least Affordable - Mar 24, 2015
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With home prices and interest rates likely to increase and mortgage affordability likely to …Real Estate
When Steven Antonakes, associate director for supervision, enforcement and fair lending at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), took to …Mortgages
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the aftermath of the U.S. housing market collapse in 2008 continues to unravel, the U.S. Supreme Court this week heard oral …Mortgages
Much has been made of the lack of millennial homebuyers in the market, but many feel this group might be making waves soon. Since the Great …Mortgages
The broken processThe amount of time and effort it takes to close a mortgage is incredible. Many participants in the process work overtime, sometimes …Mortgage Fraud
A little over a year ago, Freddie Mac reminded mortgage servicers that interest rates on some loans modified under the Home Affordable Modification …Housing