Howard Hanna Mortgage will let would-be homebuyers lock in their interest rates while still looking for a home
by Jim Dalrymple II | Today 2:10 P.M.
More and more people are turning to companies like Quicken Loans and LoanDepot for their mortgages
by Jim Dalrymple II | Today 5:52 A.M.
The mortgage-backed securities giant is in some cases waiving employment and income verifications and requiring cash reserves
by Jim Dalrymple II | Jan 17
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is raising fines across the board for violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, which prevents kickbacks between brokers and lenders
by Patrick Kearns | Jan 16
This software platform for mortgage brokers to find, nurture and close loans can benefit real estate agents too
by Craig C. Rowe | Jan 16
The Internal Revenue Service resumed income verification, an essential part of buying a home, after lobbying from the mortgage industry. Critics question fairness of the decision
by Jim Dalrymple II | Jan 11
Ex-employee Wanda Burling claims she was terminated after repeatedly warning Lennar about fraudulent practice
by Veronika Bondarenko | Jan 10
Government workers not collecting a paycheck as a result of the shutdown will impact the housing market
by Patrick Kearns | Jan 8
Realtors and loan originators offer advice on navigating the shutdown
by Patrick Kearns | Dec 28
Mortgage rates continued their 2-month slide, with a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ending the year at 4.55%
by Patrick Kearns | Dec 27
The stock market has been battered in recent weeks, but experts say most homebuyers are looking at longer term conditions when choosing a property
by Jim Dalrymple II | Dec 27
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced changes to the mortgage data it will publish in the coming year
by Bryson Masse | Dec 26
Clear Capital's new automated valuation model, ClearAVM, calculates what it says are unusually accurate home value estimates, in part by using "machine learning"
by Teke Wiggin | Dec 26
Jessica Arong O’Brien, the first Filipina judge elected in Chicago history, was convicted of fraudulently obtaining mortgage investment properties over the course of 3 years
by Veronika Bondarenko | Dec 21
Aaron Cole lost his entire downpayment to scammers, but a deal with his title company will allow him and and his family to move into their new home just in time for Christmas
by Jim Dalrymple II | Dec 20
Slower economic growth will mean more static interest rates and increasing affordability, a new study from Fannie Mae says
by Patrick Kearns | Dec 14