The Nation's Housing / Home & Consumer

The Nation's Housing: For vets, a housing boom

WASHINGTON -- There may be fewer military boots on the ground overseas, but here at home there have been major campaigns in the housing market this year directed at veterans.

Not only has the Department of Veterans Affairs' VA home-loan program ...

The Nation's Housing: A flip waiver nears its end

WASHINGTON -- Can you still do a short-term house flip using federally insured, low-down payment mortgage money? That's an important question for buyers, sellers, investors and realty agents who've taken part in a nationwide wave of renovations ...

The Nation's Housing: Caught up in refi quicksand

WASHINGTON -- Ed Fine's recent rejection for a refinancing of his home loan wasn't exactly like former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's. But there are enough similarities to raise questions about current tight mortgage market standards and ...