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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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21 January 2014
The reduced FHA loan limits that took effect at the end of last year are expected to have an outsized effect on minority borrowers and potential homebuyers in metropolitan areas in general, according to a new analysis from the Urban Institute.
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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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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
Buyers of foreclosed homes obtained their biggest discounts in nearly five years during the third quarter of the year, shaving nearly one-third off the price of comparable residential properties.
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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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