Mortgage Credit Availability Reaches 3-Year High

Access to mortgage credit is at its highest level in at least three years, and credit standards are expected to loosen even more this year, according to a newly-released index by the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Mortgages Could Be ‘Easier To Get’ in 2014

It looks as if some borrowers may find it far easier to obtain mortgage credit this year than they would have just 12 months ago, according to a new report in MSN Real Estate.

New Mortgage Rules to Stall Housing Recovery?

Mortgage credit could be greatly restricted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new Qualified Mortgage rule, throwing a major obstacle in the way of the housing recovery, warned lawmakers and mortgage industry leaders during a House Financial Service Committee hearing on Tuesday.

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