Sunday
April 23, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/08/2011
    Principal reductions on mortgages "would negatively impact the housing market, reduce home loans, and potentially put home ownership out of reach for millions of Americans," a state attorney general and MBA president said in testimony to Congress this week.
  • 07/08/2011
    The nation's apartment owners are currently enjoying declining vacancy rates and rising rents in 80 out of 82 markets surveyed by Reis Inc.
  • 07/07/2011
    The Obama administration has announced that two programs for unemployed home owners will extend the forbearance period on mortgages to 12 months.
  • 07/07/2011
    A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday was lauded by NAR for its comprehensive approach to reforming the secondary mortgage market.
  • 07/07/2011
    Demolishing new construction traditionally isn't common. But has overbuilding in many areas of the country left some builders no choice?
  • 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.