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Portfolio Loan Feb. 10, 2019

House Calls

Dear Edith: We have been working with a real estate agent for some time, and he says we qualify for ... Read More

Mortgage Rates Continue to Drop Feb. 22, 2016

Open House

Most consumers and analysts expected mortgage rates to rise sharply after the first of the year. Ins... Read More

Freer Markets, Not More Regulation, Will Improve Retirement Marketplace Dec. 30, 2015

Star Parker

The Department of Labor has spent a good part of 2015 trying to revise the regulation of advisers th... Read More

Free Stuff Can Turn Out to Be a Bad Buy Oct. 30, 2015

Michael Barone

Free college! That's what the Democratic candidates were offering in their presidential debate. And ... Read More

Mortgage Binges and Painful Hangovers Dec. 14, 2014

Steve Chapman

Plenty of people who go on wild drinking binges end up with sound reasons to avoid repeating the exp... Read More

Fannie and Freddie Must Go Oct. 30, 2014

Froma Harrop

Say we didn't hear that. Say we didn't hear that rules for mortgages guaranteed by the taxpayers are... Read More

Giving Public Service a Better Name Jul. 05, 2014

Mark Shields

A while back, after the Gallup poll had reported that public confidence in Congress had fallen to a ... Read More

New Housing Reform Bill Updated Apr. 14, 2014

Open House

The Senate Banking Committee is finalizing housing-finance reform legislation, and will present it t... Read More

Projecting Home Price Changes Apr. 07, 2014

Open House

One of the most frequent questions asked at this point relates to future home prices. Consumers want... Read More

Low-Rate Refinancing Promotes Low Inventory Mar. 31, 2014

Open House

Homebuyers may soon face a growing problem of lack of available homes in their local markets. One ke... Read More

Returning to a 'Normal' Market Mar. 24, 2014

Open House

In recent weeks, several reports have noted that the housing market has returned to a "normal" level... Read More

Mortgage Availability Improving Mar. 10, 2014

Open House

Finally we are seeing solid signs of improvement in the availability of mortgage loans. According to... Read More

Markets Returning to Normalcy Jan. 27, 2014

Open House

Many housing markets nationwide have returned to normal levels of activity. Markets in 56 out of the... Read More

Profile of Senior Homeowners Dec. 07, 2013

Open House

A new study has revealed that seniors who own their homes are much more likely to enjoy good health ... Read More

Bloomberg vs. Occupy Wall Street Nov. 03, 2011

Joe Conason

Americans listen when Michael Bloomberg speaks, not only because he is the mayor of New York City, b... Read More

Is Barney Frank? Oct. 17, 2010

Thomas Sowell

You would be hard pressed to find a politician who is less frank than Congressman Barney Frank. Even... Read More

Is Barney Frank?: Part II Oct. 17, 2010

Thomas Sowell

Among long-time politicians who are being seriously challenged for the first time this election year... Read More

Don't Be Foolish on Foreclosures Oct. 13, 2010

Daily Editorials

The great journalist H. L. Mencken once noted that "(t)here is always an easy solution to every... Read More

Obama's Manichean World Aug. 26, 2010

Mona Charen

President Obama has a weakness for thinking in categories. For someone who provokes swoons among lib... Read More

Economy Dealt Another Blow Jul. 18, 2010

Daily Editorials

America's jobless recovery was dealt another body slam Thursday when the Senate passed the financial... Read More