Thursday
June 22, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/07/2011
    The Oct. 1 deadline is approaching when the conforming loan limit on government-backed mortgages will drop, which some critics are saying will throw another wrench into the housing recovery if lawmakers don’t act quickly.  
  • 09/07/2011
    It’s not all doom and gloom in the real estate market these days. Here’s where buyers can cash in. 
  • 09/07/2011
    Banks are facing increasing regulations and mounting legal trouble, which some say may constrict lending even more. 
  • 09/07/2011
    Sales within the new-home market are on pace to reach the lowest level on record this year, forcing builders to think of new ways to garner more business. 
  • 09/07/2011
    High-end homes haven’t escaped the foreclosure crisis, as more million-dollar homes find their way into banks’ hands. 
  • 09/07/2011
    Federal Reserve policymakers will look at buying more long-term Treasury bonds when they meet in two weeks in an attempt to stimulate economic growth.
  • 09/06/2011
  • 09/06/2011
    "An immediate priority is balancing supply and demand in a market overwhelmed by financially stressed home owners, tight credit conditions, and an unusually high number of foreclosed homes,” says Elizabeth Duke, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.
  • 09/06/2011
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency is suing 17 of the largest lenders over mortgage bond securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that turned sour and contributed to big losses for the GSEs. 
  • 09/06/2011
    Many home sales have been delayed in 11 states that were hit by Hurricane Irene as lenders ask for re-inspections of properties to make sure they weren’t damaged and values weren’t affected.