Latest from Kenneth R. Harney

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae now use optical character recognition technology to speed up the approval process for freelancers.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Lawyers say online real estate firm was negligent in allowing false and harmful information to be posted about the property.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Stricter underwriting rules are a major factor in this news. Still, evidence exists that a modest loosening of standards got underway last year.

  • Feb 27, 2019

Accuracy matters because many buyers and sellers use their information to price their homes or make purchase offers.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Freddie Mac’s report is too simplistic in blaming the elderly for the situation.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Incident that affects 54,000 people is another example of how lapses can allow identity thieves to get your financial information.

  • Feb 6, 2019

You may find a wide variety of rates if you shop the market.

  • Jan 30, 2019

The good signs include cheaper mortgages, growing unsold housing inventories and lower prices for new homes.

  • Jan 23, 2019

Survey shows how you need to take a somber looks at the project vs. your skills.

  • Jan 16, 2019

As of April 27, the federal government is imposing a series of extensive ‘financial assessment’ tests that will make the application process tougher.

  • Apr 9, 2015
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