Second Mortgage Delinquencies are Going Up



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Brexit has not had a major impact on U.S. mortgage rates, so far



Research firms are predicting that Brexit will have little impact on the U.S. housing market, and will not lead to a lowering of mortgage rates.

Low income earners struggling to pay off their mortgages



People with low incomes spend nearly 23 percent of their income on monthly mortgage payments, compared to high-income earners, who spend 11.5 percent of their income on monthly house payments, according to a new Zillow analysis.

Affordable Mortgage Ideas for New Homeowners



Are you interested in buying a home but unsure if you can afford it? It may surprise you that getting an affordable mortgage isn’t comparable to mission impossible. With the right information, you can enter the real estate market with confidence.

5 Reasons to Get a Home Equity Loan



As you pay off the initial mortgage and the value of your property rises, you accrue equity that you can borrow against.

Consumers don’t know enough about credit scores



Real estate pros need to do more to educate their clients about the importance of their credit scores, after a new survey showed that many have a tendency to significantly underestimate its importance

Ohio moves to combat zombie foreclosures through new legislation



The state of Ohio is stepping up its fight against neighborhood blight by introducing new legislation that aims to speed up the foreclosure process in the state.

Tips to help first-time buyers save for a down payment



The American Bankers Association Foundation has taken it upon itself to provide a few tips to consumers who’re struggling to save for a down payment.

How Business Lending Solutions Can Help Your Independent Real Estate Brokerage Firm Keep the Lights On



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Lenders unlikely to budge on credit standards anytime soon



Anyone who was hoping that the banks might be about to ease their credit standards will have to wait a while longer.