Feds Officially Fire Up HOUSING CRASH, ROUND 2

The Bryan Ellis Investing Letter – Artificially-low down payments and overly-easy mortgage qualifying worked so well just a few years ago that the feds are gearing up to do it again. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac officially announced this week that they will begin...

Social Media Activity Can Affect Your Credit

Most everyone knows that many employers use a job applicant’s social media activity as a hiring tool. But as new lending regulations take effect today, a new article from Fast Company reveals just how important that Facebook profile or Twitter feed can be for loan...

Where Have All the Borrowers Gone?

A September 2012 report by CNBC on the state of mortgage lending in the US in the wake of the well-publicized housing collapse states that, although mortgage rates are nearing record lows, fewer mortgage applications are currently being processed. While the reasons...