Engineers have a seemingly unobjectionable proposal: Make roofs less likely to fly off in hurricanes. So why won’t the homebuilding industry support it?
Extreme flood insurance rate hikes and shoddy floodplain mapping are driving the cost of homeownership up and home values down, industry organizations told Congress
An online mortgage marketplace startup, which says it can close loans for customers in as few as 15 days, has raised another $5 million in hopes of increasing its presence even more in the mortgage industry.
Housing affordability slightly improved…Investors, cash buyers fall in 2014… Borrowing’s getting easier… Home sales and starts slip back in Phoenix…
Many economists are predicting rates to increase soon and some believe the cash borrowers have saved through refinancing will move toward remodeling projects.
Monthly prepayment rate is highest since February 2009 as lenders have been recovering greater gross percentages of unpaid balances through REO liquidations than through short sales.
Ocwen has denied accusations that the company's practices created defaults on $82 billion of home loans and said the allegations are baseless.
The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index points to stability in the housing market as home prices across the country are starting to level out.