Carmen Wong Ulrich
Jan 8, 2014 The rules are more strict in an effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to make the housing market safer for consumers.
Dec 24, 2013 Applications for home mortgages in the U.S. have dropped to a record low since the Federal Reserve announced its plans to slow its bond-buying program.
Dec 9, 2013 As more people are excluded from homeownership, the demand for rental housing has grown beyond capacity, driving rental costs up.
Dec 4, 2013 The credit rating agency Experian says Americans are taking out bigger car loans and are taking longer to pay them back.
Dec 2, 2013 The 30-year fixed-rate is a popular mortgage, but is it here to stay?
Rowan Moore Gerety
Dec 3, 2013 Nearly half of people living in foreclosed homes are actually renters
Nov 19, 2013 The Justice Department is expected to announce a record-setting settlement with J.P. Morgan Chase over mortgages and mortgage-backed bonds.
Oct 11, 2013 Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
Sep 17, 2013 Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.