• CFPB releases consumer mortgage resources by MPA

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released new educational materials for borrowers

  • Warren praises new CFPB rules by Ryan Smith

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren is singing the praises of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new mortgage rules, saying on the Senate floor this week that the new regulations will stifle practices aimed at “tricking and trapping” borrowers

  • G-fee hikes: Mortgage pros slam lawmakers by Ryan Smith

    Three Republican lawmakers are urging the regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to increase mortgage guarantee fees as previously scheduled

  • Reduce the Burden of Closing Costs when Mortgaging by

    Closing costs are always a function of borrowing. Following are options that mitigate the burden of coming up with the extra cash to seal the deal.

  • Far Out Friday: A very very very fine house by Ryan Smith

    How much would you pay for a house? Well, business tycoon Mukesh Ambani – the richest man in India with an estimated net worth of more than $22bn – set the world record last year when he moved into a 400,000-square-foot, 27-story home

  • GOP lawmakers urge Watt to hike g-fees by Ryan Smith

    FHFA Director Mel Watt said he would delay planned g-fee increases until he'd evaluated their impact. But three congressmen say the fee hikes should take place as scheduled.


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