Mortgages Blog

Here you can find news and advice about mortgage rates, real estate, mortgage servicing, the housing market and how they are affected by the economy. Our reporters offer relevant information and useful tips for homeowners, those looking to buy a home, refinance or get a home equity loan or line of credit. See the latest Mortgage Blog posts below.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 4:51 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Some of the states hit hardest by the housing crash are seeing double-digit gains.

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Friday, August 30, 2013 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The space may be tiny, but the trend toward living small is becoming huge.

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Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:21 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Regulators discarded a rule that would have made it hard to get a mortgage with less than 20 percent down.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 5:26 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

HUD charged Fifth Third Bank and a mortgage company in Michigan with discriminating against a couple with disabilities when they tried to refinance their mortgage.

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Monday, August 26, 2013 5:38 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Home prices are showing double-digit increases in some areas of the country.

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Friday, August 23, 2013 5:29 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The FHA has opened the doors for buyers who faced foreclosure, short sale and bankruptcy.

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Friday, August 23, 2013 4:21 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The housing market took another big step into solid territory.

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Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:26 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Not all homebuyers are deterred by rising mortgage rates.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013 7:37 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Happy days are here again for sellers; for buyers, it’s a different song.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 4:27 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

FHA is kicking some business over to private insurers.

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