Heather Vogell of ProPublica finds short term-oriented corporate investors are increasingly becoming apartment landlords.
Demand for vacation homes has crowded out would-be homeowners, but will higher fees make a dent?
A plan to return the mortgage giants to private control was complicated by the pandemic's economic risks.
A new "adverse market fee" kicked in this week, despite declining interest rates.
The White House released its plan to end government stewardship of the companies that control half of all mortgages in the U.S.
A Trump administration plan for reform is expected soon.
One of the last big unresolved issues from the financial crisis is what to do about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Together with government-owned Ginnie Mae, they own or guarantee more than half the home loans in the country. Fannie and Freddie have been under conservatorship — bascially government protection and control — since 2008, […]
President Trump's pick for housing regulator has questioned the loan's benefits.
It’s getting more expensive to get a mortgage. Data out this week from Freddie Mac shows the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 4.9 percent. That’s the highest it’s been in seven years. What does that mean for prospective home buyers?
Why are the mortgage giants still under government control?