A drop in refinancing activity, increased regulation and a sluggish market for purchase mortgages make 2014's first quarter discouraging.
Credit unions in Michigan and Ohio partner with government agencies providing assistance to homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages.
Review the latest key statistics in the housing marketing recovery.
The latest mortgage loan to use e-signatures makes the $3.8B Mountain America CU a 100% electronic shop for processing and closing.
The $2.7B State Employees FCU is the only credit union partner in a statewide effort to expand loan access for minority and women-owned businesses.
When it comes to homeownership, consumers desire financing options that are flexible and create financial stability.
In a new tell-all book, the former owner of Nix Check Cashing details his experience with Kinecta Federal Credit Union.
Despite challenges, this report from the Filene Research Report, offered exclusively for CU Times readers, argues credit unions need to be in housing finance.
State Employees' Credit Union and the Center for Responsible Lending will educate members on avoiding auto dealer add-ons and overpriced financing.
Regional price variances, low inventory and too many homeowners still underwater mean higher prices aren't resulting in big loan gains.