But not everyone who needs relief may be getting it.
A new Marketplace-Edison Research Poll puts numbers to what we've been seeing and experiencing.
Homeowners with federally backed mortgages can pause their monthly bill for up to a year. But they may get hit with a balloon payment at the end.
A recent study shows mortgage refinancing spikes before economic recession.
Even when you sit down with a banker in person, algorithms likely affect whether you get a loan and how much interest you’ll pay.
The average closing time has fallen by almost half in the past two years, according to one survey.
If approved, the regulation would raise the threshold for required appraisals to transactions above $400,000.
A growing number of homeowners have been refinancing and pocketing the increase in their homes' values.
And that makes it harder for everyone to move up the housing ladder.
The Mortgage Bankers Association will release some new data today on how many folks are applying for mortgages in the United States. Numbers have been down consistently for the past couple of months. Click the audio player above to hear…