mortgage fees

Consumer Watchdog Weighs Limits to Mortgage Fees

Regulators might ban origination fees that vary with the size of the loan, known as "origination points." They also might limit the use of "discount points" that are supposed to result in lower interest rates.

Mortgage fees soar to record heights

Interest rates are at record lows, which makes this a pretty fantastic time to refinance.

But there's just one problem: An increase in refinance...