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Borrowers turn to credit unions as banks tighten up on lending

Lending from credit unions is growing as borrowers seek out more options to finance their home purchases. Between the end…

2 years ago

Women "less familiar" with mortgage options than men

Women on average tend to be less aware than men of the various mortgage options they have when it comes…

3 years ago

Borrowers are increasingly keeping up with mortgage payments, but for how long?

The number of Americans who’re keeping up with their mortgage payments has hit a twenty-year high, according to data from…

4 years ago

High credit scores no longer necessary for the best rates, study finds

Experts say that home buyers don’t necessarily need an 800+ FICO score in order to be guaranteed the best rates…

4 years ago

Cash-strapped buyers turn to crowdfunding to raise a down payment

A growing number of aspiring homeowners are turning to crowdfunding platforms as a way of raising funds to cover their…

5 years ago

Subprime loans are making a comeback under a new name

The subprime mortgage that were said to be responsible for the last housing crisis are making a comeback – but…

5 years ago

Home equity available to borrowers hits all-time high

Rising home values mean that homeowners are getting richer. Now, the amount of equity available to homeowners is at an…

5 years ago

Here's why loan officers should attend closings

Buyers should consider requesting that a loan officer is present on closing day if they want to be more satisfied…

5 years ago