The government shutdown means agencies that ordinarily confirm information or send documents required for your mortgage application aren't doing those jobs.
Feeling hoodwinked because you panicked and got a mortgage at 4.5%? Rates jumped this summer, but the mini-bubble wasn't sustainable and rates fell.
Getting a mortgage will become trickier and more costly in 2014. Here are the reasons it's happening.
Researchers wondered what the real-estate crisis has done to those of us who haven't lost our homes. Here's what they learned.
Would-be borrowers with thin credit histories can sometimes get a boost from nontraditional creditors -- like cellphone carriers, utilities and, yes, video streaming services.
Rates on loans and savings accounts are expected to go up, as are yields on Treasury bonds. Where does that leave you as a saver, investor of homeowner?
Not surprisingly, Realtors discourage the practice of selling your home yourself. But they have a few very good reasons why.
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