12/16/13 - 11:10 AM EST
At a recent Goldman Sachs conference, banks were universally positive about the impact of a Federal Reserve move to taper bond purchases, even though the real upside would come from an increase in short-term rates.
12/13/13 - 12:12 PM EST
An independent actuarial review released Friday showed a substantial decline in the projected deficit at the agency, thanks to steps taken to increase premiums and tighten underwriting standards.
12/13/13 - 10:28 AM EST
Recent weakness in the stock is sentiment driven, analyst says.
12/12/13 - 04:15 PM EST
Trulia and Zillow are out with predictions for the housing market in 2014 and the outlook is mixed.
12/12/13 - 06:35 AM EST
The latest data from RealtyTrac shows foreclosure activity continues to drop to more normal levels.
12/11/13 - 08:25 AM EST
The latest weekly survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed a 10% year-over-year drop in purchase applications as interest rates rose.
12/10/13 - 06:21 PM EST
The Senate's confirmation of Mel Watt for director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the regulator of bailed-out housing companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, ends a prolonged fight over who should hold the key housing post.
12/10/13 - 10:25 AM EST
Fannie and Freddie will charge a higher fee to guarantee mortgages, especially in states where foreclosure timelines are exceedingly long.
12/09/13 - 11:51 AM EST
The ceiling on loans for single-family homes in highest cost areas would drop to a maximum of $625,500 from $729,750, effective Jan. 1.
12/09/13 - 10:20 AM EST
A new default threat may be arising among second-lien home equity lines of credit extended during the height of the boom.