August 2012 Mortage Articles

Are recent developments a warning sign for ARMs?

August 24th, 2012

If you have had an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) in recent years, you are to be congratulated -- you have ridden mortgage rates down to unprecedented levels...  Read More

Homeowners search for solutions after write-down program is scrapped.

August 20th, 2012

The U.S. government wants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to write down mortgages to help troubled borrowers and spur the housing market to recovery. It is estima...  Read More

Housing still affordable as home prices strengthen

August 16th, 2012

The latest wrinkle for the economy: Housing is becoming less affordable. Fortunately, this problem hasn't become widespread -- yet. A new survey underscores...  Read More

Should you relocate if you still have a mortgage?

August 15th, 2012

Trying to find employment in this economy can be challenging. Moving to a new city or state could open up new job possibilities. But what if you have a house...  Read More