Category: mortgage lending

Should you trust your real estate agent's referrals?

If you work with a real estate agent, the odds are high that this agent will refer home inspectors, real estate attorneys or mortgage loan officers to you. It’s part of the job of an agent to do this. But a reader of one of my recent blog posts pointed to these referrals as one... Read more »

Who do you blame for the housing crash?

Are you one of the more than 23 percent of U.S. homeowners with a mortgage loan who is underwater according to new figures from Zillow.com? If so, who do you blame for it? Who do you blame for the rapid rise in housing values during the housing boom years, those magical years that came to... Read more »