A new government report spells out what’s wrong with the Home Affordable Modification Program, the government’s signature housing relief program.
Widespread demonstrations in support of Occupy Wall Street have put the financial crisis back into the national spotlight lately. Here’s a quick refresher on what’s happened to some of the main players.
With interest rates hovering around historic lows, short-term ARMs prolong the savings vs. fixed-rate mortgages.
Here are some of the major questions and answers about the Obama administration's latest bid to help troubled homeowners.
With help from the credit-monitoring firm, banks are using data to target homeowners most likely to default on their mortgages.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced late last week it has begun examinations of mortgage servicers as part of its larger initiative to regulate the mortgage industry.
Even if you decide to walk away from your mortgage, banks and mortgage lenders may still come after you to pay off the debt that remains.
Low mortgage rates may make refinancing tempting, but closing costs change the calculus.
One in three Americans would be unable to make their mortgage or rent payment after one month of being unemployed, according to a new survey.
Mortgage rates are tantalizingly low. But for some homeowners, the opportunity to refinance could be scuttled by an appraisal.