Friday May 17 | via Business Journal
Some $2.5 billion in cash payments were made to 49 states and the District of Columbia to settle charges that the five largest banks in the U.S. engaged in fraudulent lending practices, resulting in illegal foreclosures nationwide. Comment?
Thursday May 16 | via YoChicago
An exclusive RealtyTrac housing market analysis of building permit data recently released by the U.S. Department of HUD for the first quarter, comparing it to foreclosure starts for the same time period at the national, state and city level, found the following: Nationwide single family building permits increased 27 percent from a year ago in the ... (more) Comment?
Aug 17, 2011 | via American Reporter
I am a believer in dreams, and when I had a waking dream a few days after the S&P downgrade of our national debt of President Obama packing his bags and leaving the White House, I was saddened for him and for my country. Comment?
Friday May 17 | via Fortune
FORTUNE Only a year after the U.S. housing market hit bottom, it may be bubbling up -- again. Comment?
Wednesday May 15 | via Inman
With tight inventory stifling a full housing recovery in many markets and foreclosures slowing down, builders are responding by ramping up plans to put new homes on the market, according to an analysis of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development data by RealtyTrac . Comment?
Sunday | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
Is the new kind of real estate investor to blame for the falling home ownership rate? The current data on investor purchases, home ownership, and all cash purchases. Comment?
11 min ago | via Tyler Morning Telegraph
After three decades in the real estate business, Barbara Phaup is starting a new chapter in her life. Comment?
44 min ago | via Peninsula Clarion
Americans got better about paying their credit card debt on time in the first three months of the year, a period when many borrowers use income tax returns to tackle their holiday season debt. Comment?
45 min ago | via MLive.com
Burton officials are looking at marketing 70 lots owned by the city in three subdivisions, including Trail Ridge situated near the corner of Maple Avenue and Belsay Road. Comment?
47 min ago | via The Beaumont Enterprise
Rising Home Prices Signal Great Time to Sell The Federal Savings Bank sees that the housing market has entered a period of great success, and now is a prime time opportunity for homeowners to take advantage of it.Because mortgage rates are hitting all-time lows, while new home purchases are increasing every week.According to Bloomberg, 89 ... (more) Comment?