Headline News Archive

2008

March

09
  • Costly where it counts. Stuff is cheap. Really. Yes, a gallon of gasoline is far more expensive than it was last year, but adjusted for inflation it costs about
08
  • Veterans loans left out of stimulus plan. When Congress and the White House put together the $150 billion economic stimulus package, they raised the maximum mortgage limits in high-cost areas for Fannie Mae,
07
  • El momento para comprar. Si está considerando comprar una propiedad o refinanciar, este es el mejor momento. ¿La razón? Aunque las reducciones en la tasa de Reserva Federal
06
  • Report: Minorities hit by foreclosures. Subprime lenders that went out of business with the industry's collapse targeted minority neighborhoods, leaving them to struggle disproportionately with foreclosures and crumbling home values,
  • Elevan límite de préstamos. El secretario del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano (HUD), Alfonso Jackson, anunció ayer que el límite máximo de préstamos hipotecarios que
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  • En la mira la tasación de casas. Las firmas hipotecarias Fannie Mae y Freddie Mac, las mayores en Estados Unidos, se comprometieron ayer a cooperar con la procuraduría de Nueva York
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February

26
  • Aid on home loans sought. Over the opposition of the nation's lenders, Senate Democrats are seeking a change in the bankruptcy law that they say could keep hundreds of thousands
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  • New reasons to question mortgage costs. A seemingly arcane policy change by mortgage investor Freddie Mac sheds new light on issues of much broader concern for consumers: Do you really understand
  • Homeowners losing equity lines. In one brief phone call, Nancy Corazzi's lender yanked away what was left of the $95,000 home equity line of credit that she and her husband
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  • Sears settles stove suit. Sears will install safety brackets on its stoves in millions of households or offer gift cards in settling an Illinois class-action lawsuit over the appliances'
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  • Jumbo help. Anna Galloway keeps a watchful eye on interest rates and stays in touch with her mortgage broker because she is eager to refinance the "jumbo"
 

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