Although they don’t seem to have dealt the industry a huge blow in the short run, interest-rate increases could put the brakes on homebuying in the long term
Rising interest rates could make younger retirees reconsider taking out reverse mortgage credit lines
Fannie Mae's latest survey shows while more consumers think it's easier to get a mortgage today, many Americans' attitudes toward housing remains cautious.
The lender is among several that are working to move past regulatory probes tied to shoddy mortgage practices.
Historically, the mortgage industry experiences a slowdown during the holiday season, but this time around it was particularly quiet. Meanwhile, rates have hit a 19-month low.
On the heels of its merger with loanDepot.com, Leif Thomsen talks about the rising cost of producing loans, regulation hurdles and what's ahead for the two companies.
Now is the time of year that mortgage professionals are flooded with predictions about what is going to happen in the housing market. Following the wrong advice could lead us to take poor risks or, conversely, not to take good ones.
Industry experts suggest the president will avoid the hot button topics of GSE reform, a sign that the administration could be giving up on its previous goal.