The Federal Reserve announced the decision after a meeting of its board of governors
The Fed could begin tapering its bond buying next month, but the decision would be a "cautious first step"
Mortgage rates took a dip in the wake of a disappointing July jobs report, but are still far above the year's previous lows
If President Barack Obama and Congress follow through with plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, homeowners could find their wallets a bit lighter each month
The recent spike in mortgage rates hasn't dampened consumers' confidence in the housing market
The Federal Reserve could cut its bond-buying program at any of three of the year’s remaining policy meetings, according to the president of the Atlanta Fed Bank
Mortgage rates are climbing again as positive data flows through the economy