mortgages

Did Your Bank Just Black List You?

Good customers are the core of any business. Banks are particularly aware of this problem after experiencing the pain of ill-advised loans...

5 Ways Rich People Use Credit

Flickr / Sean MacEntee. According to a recent survey by Bank of America's U.S. Trust, wealthy Americans aren't afraid to borrow money....

Has HAMP Been a Failure?

The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) seeks to modify the terms of a distressed homeowner's mortgage in order to make...

New Home Sales Rocket Higher in May

Sales of new single-family homes jumped to a six-year high in May, the latest indication the housing market was starting to dig out of a recent soft patch.

Existing-Home Sales Jump 4.9%

Sales of existing homes jumped 4.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.89 million for May, according to a National Association of...

5 Ways To Ace The Mortgage Process

If you are planning to buy a home anytime soon, you'll most likely need to apply for a mortgage. Unfortunately, mortgages can be tougher to...