Apr 11, 2013
The cash-strapped Federal Housing Administration will likely require a $943 million taxpayer bailout to cover expected losses on loans it insured as the U.S. housing bubble was deflating, the Obama administration said on Wednesday.
Mar 04, 2013
On February 28th, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled against a major player in the foreclosure industry, Quality Loan Service, saying it could not act merely as an agent for lenders.
Feb 22, 2013
As U.S. military operations subside overseas, more young men and women are returning home and looking for housing.
Feb 19, 2013
Home prices are rising while foreclosure prices are starting to bottom out, creating some price stability in the real estate market.
Feb 08, 2013
For the past five months, applications for new mortgages have risen, suggesting that regular buyers may be starting to play a bigger role in the housing recovery. A shift would be significant.
Feb 07, 2013
Home sales recently have been the strongest we've seen in a long time (though they are expected to temper in January due to a normal winter slowdown). All of that sounds great, but here's the problem: It seems to be mostly smoke and mirrors.
Jan 30, 2013
Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol Galante announced a series of changes to be issued this week that will allow the agency to better manage risk and further strengthen the health of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund.
Jan 28, 2013
The nation has turned a corner since entering a foreclosure crisis more than four years ago, analysts attending the 2013 REOCON Summit & Expo said Monday.
Jan 16, 2013
First-time home buyers who want affordable homes may want to take a hard look at fixer-uppers, smaller homes and cheaper commutes to work to save on the costs of buying and owning a home.
Jan 10, 2013
Figuring out if you're ready to buy a house -- whether you're a renter or are aiming to move up or size down -- can be a daunting task. But there are signs that will indicate when you're ready to take the buying plunge.