Low-down-payment mortgages are back

DETROIT -- One of the culprits in the building and bursting of the nation's housing bubble, the low-down-payment mortgage, is back in favor and readily available at a lender near you.

Numerous firms are taking part in a new and somewhat ...

Mortgage loan changes catching on

CHICAGO -- Mortgage lenders appear to be loosening their purse strings, largely as a result of major changes recently announced to government-based loan products.

An index on mortgage credit availability calculated by the Mortgage Bankers ...