Climbing house prices seem to scare people but houses are relatively more affordable today than they were in 1990, it's actually interest-rate risk that's the bigger problem for first home buyers.
Britain's property market is "highly volatile" because almost three quarters of homeowners are on riskier variable or short-term fixed rate mortgages, research by Nottingham Trent University shows.
The gulf between the 'haves' and 'have-nots' in British society is widening. On one side, more people are having to exist without bank accounts, resorting to food banks and being evicted from their homes. On the other, ...
Lenders used misleading tactics in advertising home loans during the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis, according to a new study by a UT Dallas professor.
New research from the University of Warwick serves as a warning to banks not to over invest in mortgages.
Housing discrimination still occurs nearly 50 years after the Fair Housing Act, but not necessarily at the hands of realtors or bankers, a study of licensed mortgage loan originators (MLOs), the initial contact for most new ...
Google is shifting into reverse and leaving behind a service that compares auto insurance prices.
Racial disparity in mortgage rates is widespread between black and white borrowers, according to a newly published study which found more financially vulnerable black women suffer the most.
New research led by the University of Adelaide has highlighted two distinct groups of people affected by housing affordability issues over time – those who slip in and out of poor housing affordability, and those who are ...
Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas recently published the first empirical investigation connecting credit default swaps to mortgage defaults that helped lead to the 2007-2008 financial crisis.