What Is Mortgage Fraud?

In periods of economic strife, certain white collar crimes associated with bank fraud, such as mortgage fraud, tend to see an increase in occurrence.  The economic crisis of 2008 and the one we’re experiencing today are just such periods, and with those periods of increased criminal activity come increased attention from federal and state prosecutors, […]

How Helping Can Hurt

Buying a new home is a big step for anyone. Part of the American Dream tends to be described as owning your own home in the suburbs. But with housing prices high and a required 5 percent down to purchase a home with a conventional loan, many individuals look to their families for money to […]