Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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You now may be able to get a mortgage even if your FICO score isn’t great

You now may be able to get a mortgage even if your FICO score isn’t great

Experts say FHA’s new rules might help tens of thousands of borrowers who have been seen as too risky.

Already full of complications, closings may soon grow even more worrisome

Already full of complications, closings may soon grow even more worrisome

New mortgage rules seem likely to add days to the gap between signing a deal and bringing it to completion.

Saying yes to a new car can make a mortgage lender more likely to say no

Saying yes to a new car can make a  mortgage lender more likely to say no

Credit experts see reasons for concern as consumer debt soars for credit cards, autos and education.

Homeowners, it’s that time of year: Tax-extender season in Congress

Homeowners, it’s that time of year: Tax-extender season in Congress

Here are the key real estate provisions in the annual bill now heading for full Senate action this fall.