Mortgage & Finance

Reverse Mortgages Hit the Breaks to Move ForwardReverse Mortgages Hit the Breaks to Move Forward

Real estate columnist Kenneth R. Harney explores the question: are reverse... Read more

Mortgage Rates Slip Under the 4% Mark AgainMortgage Rates Slip Under the 4% Mark Again

The 30-year fixed-rate average drops to 3.99%, falling below 4% for the first time... Read more

Interest Rate Forecast: Lows in the Low 4sInterest Rate Forecast: Lows in the Low 4s

Mortgage-finance giant Fannie Mae cut its outlook Thursday for home-loan rates in... Read more

Jumbo Time, but Not For AllJumbo Time, but Not For All

Wall Street Journal staffer and queen of all that is jumbo in mortgage lending, Anya Martin has insight and guidance for those contemplating a "go-big" strategy in a retirement home purchase. Read more

  30-Year Rates Slip Lower, Below 4% for 7th Straight Week30-Year Rates Slip Lower, Below 4% for 7th Straight Week

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.82%. Read more

Delinquencies Drop as Housing HealsDelinquencies Drop as Housing Heals

National Association of Home Builders economist Michael Neal takes a look at the latest Mortgage Bankers Association roll-up of insight on mortgage delinquency trends, and finds a slowly healing market. Read more

Cash-out Refinancing Uptick Sparks Worry, DebateCash-out Refinancing Uptick Sparks Worry, Debate

A “House Is Not a Credit Card,” an op-ed in The New York Times reminded readers... Read more

FHA Makes it Back to Black InkFHA Makes it Back to Black Ink

Wall Street Journal staffer Joe Light provides analysis on an independent audit of... Read more

Mortgage Forgiveness Limbo Gets TenseMortgage Forgiveness Limbo Gets Tense

Real estate columnist Kenneth R. Harney reports on the plight of short-sellers who... Read more

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