The Nation's Housing / Home & Consumer

The Nation's Housing: The credit score logjam

WASHINGTON -- Are mortgage lenders finally loosening up a little on their credit score requirements -- opening the door to larger numbers of home purchasers this summer and fall?

It depends on what type of loan you're seeking. If it's a Federal ...

The Nation's Housing: The red flags bankers see

WASHINGTON -- Qualifying for a mortgage for large numbers of home purchasers not only is a tough challenge but one that ends unhappily -- they get rejected.

The reasons for the turndowns typically involve multiple factors: below-par credit scores...