financing Archive

Libor: The Big Fix

Perhaps you’ve just noticed the headlines emerging around Libor, or maybe you haven’t even seen them yet. Either way, this story, which has been in the European press for a few weeks now and is just now starting to...
July 13, 2012

Multifamily Housing Demand to Outpace Production

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Developers of multifamily homes should be relishing in the fact that demand is incredibly strong. But in reality, developers are struggling to build new apartments because financing is so hard to...
February 16, 2012

Video: Getting Mortgage Lending on Track

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Experts from the banking industry, GSEs, and advocacy groups spoke in a cautiously optimistic tone during the Mortgage Liquidity Symposium at the Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C....

Pregnant Women Denied Loans?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Expectant parents eager to buy a home for their growing family may be surprised to find that they’re a credit risk when it comes to obtaining a mortgage to purchase their...