FHA news

  • FHA should ease premiums -- industry group by Ryan Smith

    The National Association of Realtors is pushing the FHA to pull back on rising insurance premiums, which the NAR claims are holding back borrowers

  • Rate Snapshot: Yellen testifies, mortgage apps up by MPA

    Yellen testifies before Congress and mortgage applications are up 5.3% from a week earlier. Despite an improving purchase market, however, volume is still running well below last year's pace. This and more in today's rate snapshot

  • Focus on lower-credit borrowers paying dividends by Ryan Smith

    Carrington Mortgage Service’s announcement in March that it would increase its focus on borrowers in the sub-640 FICO range was a boon to underserved home buyers. But the decision also makes sound business sense, according to Carrington exec Raymond Brousseau

  • Sean Clark | Young Guns 2014 by Ryan Smith

    Sean Clark, Age:35, Vice president, Advisors Mortgage Group

  • Senators urge crackdown on reverse mortgages by Ryan Smith

    Two Senate Democrats are urging the Department of Housing and Urban Development to crack down on reverse mortgage servicers for what they say are abuses. But the head of an industry group says the problem is most likely not with lenders and servicers, but with a vagary of the law

  • Rate snapshot: 220K jobs created in April by MPA

    Job creation was a little better than expected in April, but a feeble GDP report quelled market reaction

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