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27 September 2015
Buying a condominium is often the choice of people who value convenience.But getting that convenience means you have to put up with a few extra challenges when it comes to qualifying for a condo mortgage.
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24 April 2015
Solar energy has longed seemed to be one of those things that is forever in the realm of "someday." So many homeowners may be surprised to learn that "someday" is now - solar has definitely arrived, and it can save you some big money on your energy bills.
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13 February 2015
For many potential homeowners, coming up with a down payment can be the biggest obstacle.They may have a steady income and good credit, but don't have the thousands of dollars on hand that a down payment can require.
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13 November 2014
It's no secret that the past few years have been difficult ones for borrowers with poor credit who are seeking mortgages.But now, at least one mortgage lender is making a specific effort to reach out to them.
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20 March 2013
The number of homeowners with underwater mortgages continued to shrink in the fourth quarter of last year, although at a modest pace.
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14 February 2013
Foreclosure starts have fallen to their lowest level in six-and-a-half years, after new regulations in California sharply reduced foreclosure actions there.
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15 September 2011
Newly initiated foreclosures jumped by one-third in August, a sign that banks may be stepping up efforts to clear out a backlog of seriously delinquent mortgages.
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8 February 2011
The $7.5 billion allocated by the feds to 18 states and the District of Columbia for mortgage assistance programs is looking like more of a circus than a godsend.
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1 February 2011
U.S.home prices have already stabilized in about a quarter of all housing markets, although further steep declines are still ahead for some of the areas hardest hit by the housing crisis, according to a new analysis by information technology firm Fiserv.
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7 January 2011
U.S.home prices fell by 4.1 percent during 2010, with a somewhat smaller decline predicted for the current year, according to new figures from Clear Capital market research.
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7 January 2011
Although many housing markets are expected to fully recover from the impacts of the economic downturn within a decade, others may remain mired in decline for years to come, perhaps even coming to resemble Old West ghost towns.
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2 December 2010
According to new consumer activity collected by MortgageLoan.com between October 15 and November 15 2010, the New York City metro area and cities in Florida are seeing overall increases in mortgage and refinance requests.Requests in Boston, Texas, and the Southwest are mixed.
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24 June 2010
The Obama Administration has authorized the release of $1.5 billion for foreclosure prevention efforts in the five states hardest hit by the housing crisis, beginning almost immediately.
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