Oct 25, 2012 Some fear stricter lending and mortgage standards could chill housing market.
Oct 24, 2012 The Justice Department says Countrywide Financial -- which B of A bought in 2008 -- cranked out bad home loans without proper checks to make sure they were legit, and then sold those mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Oct 12, 2012 One retiree is seeking to sell her house and move. But she wonders whether it would be wiser to pay for a house with cash or carry a mortgage in retirement.
Oct 2, 2012 The New York Attorney General is suing JP Morgan Chase over mortgage-backed securities peddled by its Bear Stearns unit, leading up to the financial crisis.
Oct 2, 2012 JPMorgan Chase is facing a new law suit: civil fraud charges in New York state, over mortgage-backed securities. How does this case differ from potential criminal charges?
Sep 14, 2012 This week, Fannie and Freddie quietly put out some "clarifying language" that could mean a lot to some beleaguered homeowners in California and in other states.
Sep 6, 2012 Thanks to financial disclosure rules, we know what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pays on his mortgage.
Aug 17, 2012 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac get some slack on repaying government bailout funds. But they’ll have to shrink their businesses faster than planned.
Aug 17, 2012 There's word this morning that the Treasury Department is going to revamp its financial relationship with the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.