"The CFPB settled for less than 1% of what Wells Fargo should have paid for its fake-accounts scandal, a newly revealed memo indicates"
Housing starts fell slightly during the month, but housing permits posted an improvement from July
Those seeking Department of Agriculture loans for rural properties are out of luck until the shutdown ends
Federal regulatory agencies including the CFPB and the Federal Reserve are encouraging lenders to give some slack to borrowers affected by the government shutdown
Mortgage credit availability tightened in September for the second month in a row as lenders began to implement new government regulations
Although brokers are still going strong in other countries, their slice of the market is getting smaller and smaller in the United States
Rather than using it to help troubled homeowners, several states used funds they received from a settlement with mortgage lenders to pad their budgets or fund pet projects
The U.S. government has filed an objection that could put the kibosh on a $500 million settlement a major lender agreed to earlier this year over defective mortgages