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
The agency that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is going ahead with plans to scale down their financing of multifamily mortgages next year despite heated opposition from industry groups.
JPMorgan tweeted earlier this week that they were taking questions on the hashtag #ASKJPM. Predictably, it all went horribly wrong.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has backed down on a rule that would have wound title insurance into total costs listed on a mortgage form after industry pressure.
In a party-line vote, the Senate has invoked the "nuclear option," ending Republicans' ability to filibuster presidential nominees.
Republicans blocked Rep. Mel Watt's confirmation as FHFA director -- the first time a sitting Congressman has been denied for a presidential nomination in 170 years. But Harry Reid says the fight's not over yet.
The lending giant has asked a federal judge to impose no penalty despite being found liable for fraud over the sale of shoddy mortgages by its Countrywide Financial unit.