A special committee formed by the Federal Reserve to study potential Libor replacements has focused almost exclusively on how it will affect the derivatives market, with virtually no consideration of the loan market.
Critics of recent False Claims Act enforcement argue the Justice Department is too heavy-handed toward lenders and servicers. But in an industry reputed for shoddy processes during the crisis, perhaps stringent oversight is warranted.
The mortgage market is transforming at breakneck pace, with bank and nonbank mortgage lenders investing heavily in digitizing their process, improving the customer experience, and speeding time to close.
The cheapest housing markets aren't always the most affordable cities for first-time home buyers and existing homeowners. Here's a look at 12 cities with low home prices, but where other factors put a damper on purchasing power.