The HAMP program is being extended following a similar extension in the government's refinancing program.
Rising home prices are causing both borrowers and banks to re-think short sales, according to RealtyTrac's Daren Blomquist.
While national home prices are still 20% below peak, home prices in Texas are at new highs, thanks to a good jobs market.
The title insurer said the deal will create a larger and more diversified revenue stream.
The consumer advocate and former presidential candidate says common shareholders of the bailed-out giant deserve a chance to recover their money.
Many homeowners can't afford to sell their homes, constraining supply and prompting a rise in home prices.
Researchers at the public policy arm of Goldman Sachs debunk the idea that the biggest banks get an unfair funding advantage in the bond market.
Some bank stocks deserve to trade at low price-to-tangible book, says KBW analyst Chris Mutascio.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke debates "too big to fail" and other issues with Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders
Mortgage performance continues to improve at a rapid pace.