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.
Friday, September 21, 2012 9:17 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Investor groups are obtaining big loans to turn foreclosed properties into rentals.

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Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:32 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Mortgage borrowers in five states would have to pay more for their loans starting next year.

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Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:19 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Ditching a long-term debt might feel satisfying, but it doesn’t mean you should do it.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 11:22 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

More than half of the borrowers who were approved for a mortgage in August had credit scores above 740.

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Thursday, September 13, 2012 5:15 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Now that the Fed hit the panic button, how low do you think mortgage rates will go?

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Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The decision to buy instead of rent is easier if you calculate the numbers.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 8:02 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Home builders are caught short in filling demand for construction projects.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 8:14 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Frustrated mortgage borrowers filed more than 23,000 complaints with the CFPB.

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Friday, September 7, 2012 11:41 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The August jobs report is bad news for President Barack Obama but not for mortgage borrowers.

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Thursday, September 6, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A drop in debt is both good and bad news for a housing recovery.

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