Who is Fannie Mae and Why Should I care?

Many Americans had little idea who Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) was prior to 2006, except that they had fairly good bond rates that were considered “safe” investments. Now that the Credit Crisis has uncovered all sorts of facts on how the mortgage market works, most of us should be at least a little […]

When Can I Buy Again After a Foreclosure?

Once losing your home to foreclosure is far in the rear view mirror, it is only natural to wonder when you might be eligible to buy again. There are 2 major factors to consider when recovering from a foreclosure. One is the waiting requirement that Fannie Mae imposes, and the other is your credit score. […]