Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 3:23 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

U.S. home prices increased in 2013, but two new reports indicate the market has cooled.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 1:19 pm
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Mortgage loan limits will rise in 18 counties next year but remain the same elsewhere.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 4:50 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The new head of Fannie and Freddie is mum on his plans.

Monday, January 02, 2012 10:00 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

Should the banks that helped create the foreclosure crisis now be allowed to profit from it by renting out foreclosed homes? That’s the question being asked in response to a Bloomberg report last week that several major financial and investment companies have proposed just such a solution to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The FHFA

Friday, February 25, 2011 9:17 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

How home loan servicers should be compensated is a subject of intense debate in the mortgage industry today, as servicers have come under fire for their inaccessibility to homeowners and sloppy foreclosure-processing practices. To fix the problems, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, or FHFA, has told Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to work on proposals