Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 02, 2011 4:52 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Who says you can’t have a baby and get a mortgage at the same time? Some lenders and mortgage insurance companies do. Federal law prohibits housing discrimination in sales, rental, and lending based on a person’s sex or familial status. According to HUD, that includes pregnancy. But some companies don’t seem to understand that. Stories

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 10:15 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

New federal regulations, effective April 1, will impose some major changes in how lenders compensate mortgage brokers for their services in the loan origination process. Here’s a summary: Lenders won’t be allowed to pay any direct or indirect compensation to a mortgage broker based on the terms or condition of the loan, other than the