Friday
November 17, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/07/2011
    Motherhood is not a basis to deny or delay a loan for purchasing a home, says a HUD official, following an investigation that found some mortgage lenders didn't count disability payments to mothers on maternity leave as income.
  • 07/07/2011
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg promised the debut of a Facebook tool that would be "awesome." So does it have a use in real estate?
  • 07/07/2011
    A Fort Worth, Texas, real estate professional faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to faking paycheck stubs and work history on the loan documents of some of her home buyer clients so that they could qualify for HUD loans.
  • 07/06/2011
    More renters aspire to own a home this year than in 2010, a new report from NAR shows.
  • 07/06/2011
    A bill that is expected to be introduced in the House of Representatives today will propose a merger between the government-sponsored enterprises and a restructuring in how they operate.
  • 07/06/2011
    More than half of the economists and housing experts recently polled say they expect national home prices to reach bottom this year and remain stable through 2015.
  • 07/06/2011
    JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo emerged as leaders in pursuing the most short sales through the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives program, according to the latest data by the Treasury Department.
  • 07/06/2011
    Foreign buyers are being enticed by bargain home prices in the U.S., particularly in the Sun Belt.
  • 07/06/2011
    From February 2010 to June 1, the Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network has logged nearly 15,000 complaints from home owners who say they were a victim of a loan modification scam, accounting for about $37 million in lost money.
  • 07/05/2011
    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has given banks until Sept. 30 to conduct a self-assessment of its foreclosure practices.