Fannie Mae posts net income of $6.5 billion in the fourth quarter, its eighth straight profitable quarter, and will repay its U.S. government bailout in full.
More bad news for the housing market as data show new-home starts and permits tumbled in January and applications for new mortgages fell in the latest week.
Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is tiptoeing back into subprime home loans again.
Interest rates have risen a bit, but they're still historically low, so refinancing your home remains a smart move. But don't fall into these traps when you do it.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new mortgage rules have taken effect. Their purpose: To protect home buyers from the bank behaviors that led to the housing bust.
U.S. home resales rose slightly in December as record low mortgage interest rates and pent-up demand continue to sustain a recovery in the market.
U.S. housing starts fell less than expected in December, pausing after recent strong gains that had pushed home building activity to multiyear highs.
Citigroup's quarterly profit rose 21 percent as expenses declined and the company drew down reserves it had taken against bad mortgage loans.
New mortgage regulations go into effect Friday that aim to keep buyers from getting into loans they can't afford.
Too big to fail and getting bigger as the nation's big banks had their best year in 2013 since before the financial crisis.
The Federal Reserve’s plan to begin tapering its bond-buying stimulus could translate into a lot of money lost or gained for homebuyers and sellers this year.