Are Investors Turning Us Into a Nation of Renters?

Fast Fact: Since 2005, the number of renter households has grown 10 times faster than owner households. WHY IT MATTERS Big changes are happening in the home rental market that have the potential to affect your own home’s value and your ability to buy a …

March 19, 2014

The Future of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and What It Means for You

Fast Fact: Your home’s value and a healthy housing market depend on availability of home loans. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back most loans today. But that’s changing — and it could affect you. SEE WHY THE FUTURE OF FANNIE AND FREDDIE MATTERS TO YOU AND …

March 19, 2014

Why is it getting harder to get a mortgage? What does it mean for you?

WHY IT MATTERS We all remember the “liar loans” and fraud uncovered in the mortgage business when the real estate bubble burst. To try to prevent that from happening again, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010. Now, after much debating and drafti …

March 19, 2014