Story | Sep 18, 2014 | 5:00 PM
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Column | Sep 19, 2014In 1938, with the country in its ninth year of the Great Depression, the federal government created Fannie Mae to purchase FHA-insured mortgages. At first glance, this may seem counterintuitive. If no one wants to buy mortgages — even when the government is insuring them — why should politicians force taxpayers to do it?
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Story | Sep 15, 2014 | 3:13 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Getting a mortgage in the United States may be easier than many borrowers think, according to a survey released Monday by Wells Fargo & Co , the largest U.S. mortgage lender. Nearly two-thirds of respondents thought that a very...
Story | Sep 10, 2014 | 11:54 AM
A program designed to help prop up the Federal Housing Administration is short-changing borrowers and neighborhoods hard-hit by foreclosures, community groups said as they took to the streets to push for changes. Demonstrators in downtown Los Angeles...