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Guest Contributor has been a trusted source of mortgage data, trends, news and analysis since 1979. HSH¿s market research, tools and commentary help homeowners, buyers and sellers make smart financial choices and save money on mortgage and home equity products. is an authoritative source for current loan pricing information for consumers, news media, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and various trade groups. The site publishes mortgage news, data, tips and commentary that keep readers current on the complex U.S. mortgage market. receives compensation from lenders when readers choose to request mortgage quotes.
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Government Regulation's Role In The Mortgage Market


Dr. Mark A. Lane, associate professor of real estate and finance at Old Dominion University, offers his thoughts on the role of government regulation in the residential mortgage market.

03:23PM 06/05/14

'We-buy-houses' Companies Thriving, But Eating Up Inventory


If you're noticing more ads on TV and the Internet from companies that buy houses fast for cash, there's a good reason -- business is booming in the "we-buy-houses" business.

04:12PM 05/29/14

Fannie And Freddie Could Ease Mortgage Restrictions


Speech by new FHFA Director Mel Watt offered clues as to how mortgage restrictions could ease in the near future.

01:12PM 05/23/14

How Do I Cancel My Mortgage Insurance?


When your loan reaches an 80 percent LTV level, you can request that your mortgage insurance be cancelled.

06:27PM 05/14/14

What Is Mortgage Insurance?


Mortgage insurance is an insurance policy which protects the lender in the event that the borrower fails to make your mortgage payments.

02:58PM 05/08/14

Is A Bankruptcy Preventing My VA Eligibility?


Here is an excerpt from the VA's guidelines your lender must follow.

03:46PM 05/02/14

Have Low Mortgage Rates Set The Stage For Inflation?


Farrokh Hormozi of Pace University and Ray Hill of Emory University discuss whether a prolonged period of low mortgage rates will lead to inflation.

02:59PM 04/25/14

The Government Wants To Know More About Your Mortgage


The CFPB wants to collect more information from mortgage transactions as well as improve upon the way the information is both collected and shared.

10:41AM 04/18/14

First-time Homebuyer's Guide To Open Houses


Open houses are a great way for first-time homebuyers to get out into the market and see what homes are available and to meet Realtors.

01:29PM 04/11/14

With Mortgage Rates So Low, What's Holding Back Housing?


With mortgage rates as low as they are, what’s holding back the housing market this spring?

12:21PM 04/03/14

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