June 18, 2018

News & Commentary: Briefs Articles

  • 03/04/2011
    Arizona, Nevada, and California are among the states that have proposed using federal aid money to get Bank of America to lower the amount struggling borrowers owe on their mortgages.
  • 03/03/2011
    The bank has temporarily stopped foreclosures after a government probe uncovered problems with its process.
  • 03/02/2011
    Strategic defaults are growing, with more home owners choosing to walk away from their underwater properties even though they can afford the monthly payments.
  • 01/12/2011
    A group of ghost hunters are putting a new spin on preservation and saving a historic home in Carthage, Mo.
  • 01/11/2011
    A coalition of public pension systems told the nation's largest banks that the foreclosure crisis has endangered not just home owners but shareholders and local economies. They want banks to explain what went wrong.
  • 01/11/2011
    A Pittsburgh man returns home for the holidays to find crews leveling his home. The house next door was the one supposed to be demolished, a city official says.
  • 01/11/2011
    High-speed Internet and clean water supplies are often taken for granted in most cities, while rural areas sometimes lack such modern conveniences. The Department of Agriculture is setting out to change that.
  • 01/10/2011
    Changes to the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program may help speed up short sale deals by giving loan servicers stricter timelines and more flexibility in paying off second-lien holders.
  • 01/10/2011
    Thousands of abandoned homes plague the city, but Detroit's mayor is setting out to remove "eyesores" by tearing down thousands of these vacant structures.
  • 01/07/2011
    NAR's nationally syndicated radio talk show, which launched in February 2009, has hit a milestone with its 100th broadcast.