A federal law prohibits lenders from demanding immediate repayment of a mortgage solely because a couple divorces or one spouse dies. Read more
Two of the nation’s largest banks and several smaller lenders have temporarily stopped making new home equity loans, at least until the future of the economy comes back into focus. Read more
Millions of parents and grandparents co-sign for an offspring’s mortgage every year without thinking about the possible long-term consequences. Read more
The three big bureaus are making it easier for consumers to stay on top of their credit files to protect their financial health during the pandemic. Read more
Homes that are offered by sellers who are transferring to a new job can be a great deal, but buyers must be prepared to close the deal quickly. Read more
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