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, May 19, 2015 12:00 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The mortgage industry is having trouble meeting a deadline that it knew about for 20 months. So its lobbyists are asking for a penalty-free extension lasting for five months.

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Monday, May 18, 2015 4:14 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

The federal government has sued Quicken Loans, alleging improper underwriting of FHA mortgages. Quicken has countersued, accusing the government of cherry-picking a few bad loans.

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Tags: Mortgages
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:33 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

An improving world economy is rubbing off on mortgage rates. They are rising.

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Friday, May 8, 2015 2:32 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Strong job creation in April means higher mortgage rates are also likely to follow.

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Tags: economy, gnews
Friday, May 8, 2015 8:52 am
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Mortgage delinquencies continue to trend down to the lowest rate since the second quarter of 2007.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1:52 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

The homeownership rate for the first quarter of 2015 fell to 63.7 percent.

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Friday, April 24, 2015 11:48 am
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

If you’ve gone through foreclosure, and you’re looking for a second chance at the American dream, there is still hope.

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Friday, April 17, 2015 11:37 am
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

The Federal Reserve’s Beige Book survey, which is based on input from business sources across the nation, predicts that the spring homebuying season will be strong.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 9:25 am
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

Even as the overall housing market perks up, the second-home market is wagging its tail, too.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015 2:17 pm
By Poonkulali Thangavelu · Bankrate.com

As the spring homebuying season kicks off, if you have been thinking about buying a home but not yet gotten around to it, now might be a good time to jump into the market.

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