‘Hardest Hit’ mortgage relief could be available to homeowners next month

A $1 billion foreclosure prevention program could be available statewide next month following changes made to the plan ...

Poll: Americans still believe deeply in homeownership

WASHINGTON – March 18, 2011 – Despite a historic real estate market upheaval that sent foreclosure rates skyrocketi...

Vacant houses open the door to deed scams in Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH, Fla. – March 18, 2011 – People filing false deeds to take over vacant homes has Palm Beach...

Regulator Stands In Way Of Potential Multi-Billion Dollar Mortgage Settlement

The Obama administration is seeking to broker a deal that would have the nation's largest mortgage lenders agree to pay...

Home Sales Rise as Prices Fall

WASHINGTON—Existing-home sales unexpectedly rose last month, though a drop in prices to their lowest level in nearly ...

FHA-insured loans to cost more

FHA-insured loans to cost more WASHINGTON – Feb. 15, 2011 – Effective April 18, the monthly mortgage insurance pre...

The rise and fall of a foreclosure king

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — During the housing crash, it was good to be a foreclosure king. David Stern was Florida's...

Low-tax states lure new residents

NEW YORK – Jan. 28, 2011 – Homeowners may start factoring in taxes more as they pick where to...

After boom and bust, ‘intelligent cities’ born

LAS VEGAS – Jan. 28, 2011 – When the economy was roaring and housing booming, reining in suburban sprawl...

Deal may help turtles, hinder insurance

MIAMI – Jan. 28, 2011 – A settlement in a federal lawsuit could help protect turtles that nest on Florida...

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