Concerns are rising that faulty mortgage paperwork may spawn a boom in lawsuits against big banks. For now, a second financial crisis seems unlikely – but not impossible.
Federal subsidies, low interest rates, and falling home prices have made real estate seem like a good deal recently. But that might not be the case for long.
While Treasury mulls help to the best borrowers, Bernanke urges aid to those facing foreclosure.
What borrowers can do to get favorable terms.