Why it’s suddenly more difficult to get a mortgage

Some banks are now requiring a credit score of at least 700 and a 20 percent down payment. April 14, 2020      By Martha C. White, NBC News Even with historically low interest rates, buying a house or refinancing a mortgage is getting tougher, and some consumer...

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Want to refinance? Make sure you understand the new tax laws.

By Kathleen Pender San Francisco Chronicle, March 7, 2020 Updated:  With mortgage rates hitting record lows, some homeowners may be looking to refinance their mortgage for the first time since new federal tax rules took effect after Congress passed the Tax Cuts and...

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