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Real Estate Roundup: Many Homebuyers Concerned About Credit Scores

One-third of prospective homebuyers are worried that their credit scores could impact their ability to...
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Mortgage Availability Improves for Sixth Straight Month

The Mortgage Bankers Association says that relaxed government regulations, new offerings from federal loan programs,...
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The Time Is Right for 7 Million U.S. Homeowners...

More than 7 million homeowners could benefit from refinancing their mortgage and reducing their monthly...
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Bay Area Homebuyers to Benefit From Credit Agencies’ New,...

The Bay Area leads the nation in the percentage of residents with top credit scores....
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Coming in 2015: No-Surprise Mortgage Closings

New mortgage guidelines, set to take effect in August 2015, will prohibit lenders from making...
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Homebuyer Alert: Minimum FICO Scores Are Falling

Fair Isaac Corp., the company behind FICO credit scores, is urging lenders to lower the...
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Down Payments Declining in Changing Mortgage Scene

Average down payments are declining in 2014, a sign that lenders are serious about easing...
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Energy-Efficient Mortgages Can Add Value, Reduce Utility Bills

Homeowners and buyers, take note: Several federal agencies and many lenders allow you to finance...
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Rising Interest Rates Mean the Longer You Wait to...

If you had a chance to buy a home one month ago but didn't get...