Category: Mortgage News

Negative Equity Rate Drops Below 20 Percent

March 8, 2014

According to recent information from Zillow, the share of homeowners with negative equity has fallen below the 20 percent mark. This is great news, and may signal a more robust housing market this spring!

Fed to Begin Tapering This Month

January 28, 2014

Read about how the federal government tapered a bond program in 2014 and how it affected mortgage rates and rates for home loans in general.

What is Mortgage Servicing?

January 17, 2014

Read about mortgage servicing, how it affects home mortgage rates, and what mortgage lenders provide it.

More Homeowners Tapping Into Equity

November 3, 2013

The housing rebound and rising home values have sparked interest for home equity lines of credit and home equity loans once again.

FHA Eases Credit Rules for Some Borrowers

October 20, 2013

The FHA issued two mortgage letters explaining its new approach to credit problems that may affect borrowers' abilities to get approved for a mortgage.