Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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Mistreated by a mortgage company? Now you can tell everyone about it.

Mistreated by a mortgage company? Now you can tell everyone about it.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau encourages borrowers to post details about their bad experiences.

Why leased solar panels may not be an asset when a house is up for sale

Why leased solar panels may not be an asset when a house is up for sale

Buyers may be put off by contracts that require years of payments.

Senators would extend tax breaks for people who renegotiate mortgages

Senators would extend tax breaks for people who renegotiate mortgages

Without an updated law, underwater borrowers face hefty IRS payments after getting assistance from lenders.

New move to report rent payment history may help first-time home buyers

New move to report rent payment history may help first-time home buyers

The records could improve credit scores, boosting tenants’ ability to obtain a mortgage someday.