A conflict of interest is said to be 'at the heart' of the giant, government-owned mortgage company.
Sometimes it makes financial sense to put extra effort into retiring this large debt. Some methods are better than others.
Another sign of mortgage processing gone haywire in the boom, says Reuters: Banks keep billing for paid-off home loans.
From cooking to custom cars, TV is full of "how-to" shows. But if you're hunting for a house, don't take HGTV's 'House Hunters' too seriously.
A respected analyst warns of worse housing chaos if action is not taken soon.
Zillow says homes lost $681 billion this year. The good news: Losses are slowing and some believe the worst may be over.
Today's version of that wonderful holiday classic wouldn't turn out quite the same way.
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