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Like to get your mortgage interest reduced or loan modified? You might be tempted to fall for a sales pitch from a fee-based mortgage modification company. Before you bite, read this.
We’re paying the bills on time, more of the time.
A survey by Zillow reveals that many potential and actual homebuyers have misconceptions about everything from interest rates to refinancing.
One measure in the agreement extends a tax break for underwater homeowners.
Learn the tricks of the mortgage industry, and you’ll be more likely to get the best deal possible on your loan.
The government is warning lenders about misleading seniors and veterans, and consumers to watch out for these signs of trouble.
The government is forcing lenders to make it clearer how to avoid foreclosure and slow down the process.
Thinking about buying a house? Don’t make these mistakes with your mortgage.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he’s preparing to sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo.
This reader has enough in savings to pay off her mortgage, but hesitates to drain her savings to do it. The math is simple, but the answer isn’t.
Mortgage lenders claim you can refinance to a lower rate at “no cost.” Not true.
Small increases in mortgage interest rates can translate into thousands in additional expenses over the life of a loan. Are mortgage rates heading higher?
Home values are recovering, but nearly 20 percent of mortgaged homes still have negative equity.
We now have a better idea how much eligible Floridians who lost their homes will get from the multibillion national bank settlement.
Applying for a mortgage is different than applying for any other type of loan. One example? Lenders will pull credit histories from all three major credit reporting agencies.
A new anti-foreclosure program beginning July 1 will make it easier for people behind on payments to get a loan modification.
His mother died, and he had to deal with the creditors who didn’t get it. Literally – one lost three death certificates.
Oklahoma will get in on the $25 billion mortgage settlement after all, with a better and quicker deal it negotiated directly with banks.
When it comes to paying down a mortgage early, is it better to make a single large extra principal payment annually or 12 smaller ones each month?