The Home Story Staff

Will U.S. policy keep the nation’s economic expansion alive in 2017?

Will policy changes extend the expansion? That's what Fannie Mae economists are asking this year.

February 13, 2017 | The Home Story Staff

5 Trees That Will Make Every Day Arbor Day At Your Home

Homeowners can do their part this Arbor Day April 29 by planting a tree on their properties.

April 29, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

Gain ‘Confidence, Control, and Command’ Over Your Finances: An Interview With Suze Orman

Personal finance mega star Suze Orman offers some down-to-earth advice on student debt and savings.

April 28, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

Protecting Your Home From Natural Disasters

Tips on how to protect you and your home from natural disasters.

April 22, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

Being ‘Net Zero’ on Earth Day 2016

Meet residents of a net-zero community in Bend, Oregon.

April 20, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

Mortgage Myth or Fact: Can You Tell the Difference?

When it comes to home mortgages, can you tell fact from fiction?

April 15, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

Buying a Home? Get Ready for the Fees You Will See

No one likes unexpected or “hidden” costs when it comes to homeownership.

April 13, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

The Power of Credit: An Animated Tale

The key to protecting your credit starts with understanding what may hurt your credit score.

April 8, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

The Road to Homeownership: An Animated Journey

Lenders will consider these 3 factors in approving you for a home loan.

April 6, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

What Consumers (Don’t) Know About Mortgage Qualification Criteria

Research by Fannie Mae shows consumers have a significant lack of understanding about the requirements for a mortgage.

January 6, 2016 | The Home Story Staff

3 Percent Down Loans ‘Safe, Sound’ and Promoting Homeownership

Fannie Mae’s 3 percent down mortgage was designed to meet the needs of today’s borrowers – and lenders.

November 13, 2015 | The Home Story Staff