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After a short boom, higher rates are driving down mortgage refis

After a short boom, higher rates are driving down mortgage refis

The mortgage refinance boom was short-lived. The rebound in interest rates has slowed borrowers seeking to refinance their mortgages,...

After a short boom, higher rates are driving down mortgage refis
Mini refinancing boom is a boost for lenders

Mini refinancing boom is a boost for lenders

It’s a small piece of good news for banks in the slowing housing market. There has been a mini...

Mini refinancing boom is a boost for lenders
Mortgage industry chief gets some federal employees back to work with pay

Mortgage industry chief gets some federal employees back to work with pay

Despite the ongoing government shutdown, hundreds of clerks at the Internal Revenue Service are back at work with pay...

Mortgage industry chief gets some federal employees back to work with pay
More borrowers faking their incomes, employment to buy homes

More borrowers faking their incomes, employment to buy homes

Prices are up, interest rates are rising, and it’s tough for a lot of people to qualify to buy...

More borrowers faking their incomes, employment to buy homes
Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp look to tech start-up to speed up mortgage applications

Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp look to tech start-up to speed up mortgage applications

To compete with online lenders like Quicken Loans and Rocket Mortgage, big banks are looking for help from a...

Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp look to tech start-up to speed up mortgage applications
Mortgage approval could be easier than you think

Mortgage approval could be easier than you think

So what does it take to get approved for a mortgage to buy a house this summer, whether you’re...

Mortgage approval could be easier than you think
Mountain of mortgage paperwork wears down borrowers

Mountain of mortgage paperwork wears down borrowers

Could getting a home mortgage under today’s post-housing bust regulations and procedures be even remotely comparable to going to...

Mountain of mortgage paperwork wears down borrowers
Credit, debt dings don’t always doom mortgage applications

Credit, debt dings don’t always doom mortgage applications

How tough is it to get approved for a mortgage? How low can your FICO credit score go before...

Credit, debt dings don’t always doom mortgage applications
Don’t flunk these three mortgage tests

Don’t flunk these three mortgage tests

They are the three biggest snares for home buyers seeking mortgages, and if you focus on them in advance...

Don’t flunk these three mortgage tests
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Big Brother is watching mortgage applicants, too

You can call it Big Brother. You can call it high-tech snooping. But be aware: If you are applying...

Big Brother is watching mortgage applicants, too
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