Headline News Archive

2007

December

19
  • Plan para regular préstamos hipotecarios. El Banco de Reserva Federal (Fed) presentó un plan el martes para proteger a los propietarios de viviendas de préstamos inescrupulosos. Las normas propuestas, aprobadas…
18
  • Fed shrugged as subprime crisis spread. Until the boom in subprime mortgages turned into a national nightmare this summer, the few people who tried to warn federal banking officials might as…
  • Fed plan to clean up shady home lending. Federal Reserve plan being announced Tuesday would give people taking out home mortgages new protection against shady lending practices. The rules to be proposed are…
16
  • What to expect from Fed rate cut. Holiday bills have you worried? Bracing for your mortgage payment to reset higher? Have a certificate of deposit coming due? In all three situations, the…
  • Heating oil vs. gas: which pays?. When my wife and I bought our 1924 Baltimore rowhouse, we figured the original oil-fired boiler in the basement was just part of the charm…
15
14
  • FHA loan expansion heading to a vote. Hundreds of thousands of minority and moderate-income home buyers would become eligible to get low-rate, low-down-payment mortgages insured by the federal government under an agreement…
  • 2 states probe Countrywide home loans. The nation's No. 1 mortgage lender, Countrywide Financial Corp., is under investigation by California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown and the attorney general's office in Illinois,…
13
  • Preparing for tax time. Here are two words that can get a person so riled up you would think you'd insulted his mama: tax time. Yes folks, no use…
12
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  • Holiday sales affected by subprime crisis (Chinese). 【美聯社十日電】目前,在全國範圍內因為房價的下跌,數以千計的私房屋主無法用房子做抵押,向銀行貸款支付他們從前的花銷。另外一些則由於抵押貸款利率的調整,導致無法負擔他們房屋每個月高昂的月供,而被銀行收走房屋。
  • Dodd bill targets mortgage abuses. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd plans to introduce legislation today to end abuses in the subprime mortgage market that have contributed to record high…
  • Con el plomo no se juega. En los últimos meses se ha hablado mucho sobre los juguetes que han retirado del mercado (Mattel, específicamente) por contener plomo, y varios padres están…
09
  • With home in the balance. From Faith Etheridge's tidy office in Frederick [MD], you can see the national foreclosure crisis unfold. And, sometimes, you can see a particular foreclosure stopped.…
08
07
  • Bush confía en su plan hipotecario. El plan de rescate inmobiliario anunciado ayer por la Administración Bush tiene un alcance para una fracción de propietarios con hipotecas de alto riesgo que,…
  • Nuevo récord de embargos. Los embargos hipotecarios a nivel nacional alcanzaron un nuevo récord durante el tercer trimestre del año, y durante este período más familias se sumaron a…
06
  • Subprime ARM reset agreement reached. resident Bush will announce this afternoon an agreement with major mortgage firms to freeze interest rates for five years for financially troubled homeowners - a…
  • FBI to heighten mortgage fraud probes. The FBI today will launch a mortgage fraud task force in its Washington field office, joining a widening net of state and local investigators digging…
04
  • Credit counselors take center stage. In the middle of his speech yesterday on the administration's efforts to fix the mortgage crisis, Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. paused to carefully…
 

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