Credit is not raining down on would-be borrowers, but it will be a bit more accessible this year.
If you often find yourself without the means to pay for the important things in life, take a closer look at these 4 expenditures.
It's hard for federal budget-cutters to ignore the tens of billions of dollars Congress could save by eliminating the taxpayer mortgage interest deduction.
Here's a quick peek at housing by the lists: Biggest price increases, best sellers' markets and most underwater homes.
Redfin is asking its agents to dish online about real estate bidding wars.
Here's where mortgage rates could go and when, and what you need to know if you're buying, selling or refinancing.
The aim is to safeguard borrowers from mortgages they can't afford. As a result, fewer people may qualify for loans.
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