Headline News Archive

2007

August

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  • Mortgage brokers fall on tough times. Mortgage brokers are leaving the business in droves as the crisis in subprime mortgages leads to fewer products to sell, tighter lending standards and a…
  • FHA to help refi at-risk mortgages. Some homeowners with risky "subprime" adjustable-rate mortgages will be able to refinance before they lose their home to foreclosure, with the help of steps President…
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  • Mortgages are for paying off. African Americans are often the target of financial pitchmen trying to convince them they should never pay off their mortgages. Instead, the line goes, people…
  • Bernanke: Need new mortgage options. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested that policymakers look for ways to encourage a wider range of mortgages geared for borrowers who have been hard…
  • Plight for renters gets tougher. As the credit crunch shakes up the mortgage market, one group that's suffering some severe collateral damage doesn't own a home at all: renters. Already,…
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  • Consumidores en apuros. La confianza de los consumidores se redujo en agosto debido a la turbulencia en los mercados financieros y a los requisitos más estrictos para obtener…
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  • Blight moves in after foreclosures. Houses abandoned to foreclosure are beginning to breed trouble, adding neighbors to the growing ranks of victims. Stagnant swimming pools spawn mosquitoes, which can carry…
  • Home sales go from bad to worse. The news Monday from the National Association of Realtors was bad enough: Sales of existing homes fell in July to their slowest pace in five…
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  • Cómo reducir los costos de cierre. Las transacciones de cierre incluyen los gastos de obtención del préstamo, honorarios por la transferencia del título de la propiedad e impuestos al estado y…
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  • Tenant screening could cost you rental. The process of finding the perfect rental house or apartment can range from hectic to nearly impossible. But it could be worse: Picture yourself locating…
 

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