Mortgages Blog

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 5:14 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Regulatory agencies believed it was necessary to alert banks that some of their customers will soon have trouble paying off their HELOCs.

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Tags: HELOCs, news
Thursday, July 3, 2014 10:28 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

What’s good for job-seekers is bad for mortgage shoppers. So today’s positive employment report is negative news for people who didn’t lock a mortgage rate earlier in the week.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:40 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

It’s the confusing time of the month, when corporations, lobbyists and federal regulators trumpet their stats on home sales and home prices.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 7:00 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Renters who want to become homeowners may improve their chances of getting a mortgage when their rent payments are reported to the credit bureaus, shows a recent study.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:31 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

SunTrust has reached a huge settlement with regulators. What’s in it for you?

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Tags: mortgage, news
Friday, June 6, 2014 11:16 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The jobs report could have pushed rates higher today but it hasn’t yet thanks to the European Central Bank.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11:42 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Rates may be low but majority of Americans say housing remains unaffordable.

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Friday, May 30, 2014 2:54 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The majority of homebuyers end up with higher-than-expected monthly mortgage payments because of private mortgage insurance premiums.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:20 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

For the second straight month, pending home sales improved.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:53 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

FHA insurance protects the lender, not the borrower. The FHA insures the lender’s safety, not the borrower’s (or the borrower’s heirs).

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