Headline News Archive

2007

November

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  • Housing woes have domino effect. If you haven't yet felt the impact of the nation's credit crisis, just wait. Chances are, you won't have to wait long. So far, the
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21
  • Freddie Mac woes may hit Countrywide. Countrywide Financial Corp. survived the first phase of the mortgage meltdown this summer thanks in part to a $2-billion investment from Bank of America. But
20
  • Bills would let judges remake mortgages. Congress is considering legislation that would allow bankruptcy court judges to rewrite loan terms for people at risk of losing their homes, a change that
19
  • Crime scene: foreclosure. When homeowners moved away after a wave of foreclosures in Cleveland's working-class neighborhood of Slavic Village, crime took off. Slavic Village is known as the
  • Quejas contra un plan de viviendas. Casas construidas en zonas de alto riesgo, con materiales deficientes o sin servicios públicos son algunas de las quejas que pesan en contra de
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  • Hidden mortgage fees. As foreclosures continue to plague the subprime market, a little-known industry practice is further hurting homeowners who are already having trouble keeping up with their
15
  • Foreclosures hit a snag for lenders. A federal judge in Ohio has ruled against a longstanding foreclosure practice, potentially creating an obstacle for lenders trying to reclaim properties from troubled borrowers
14
  • Valor de las propiedades cae. A lo largo y ancho de Estados Unidos, pero sobre todo en los vecindarios de mayor concentración de minorías, el valor de las
13
  • Peligros ocultos en el hogar. Como muchas amas de casa, usted probablemente aspira o barre a diario todos los rincones de la casa; limpia el polvo de muebles y cortinas;
12
  • Prisoners of debt. In a financial version of Night of the Living Dead, debts forgiven by bankruptcy courts are springing back to life to haunt consumers. Fueling these
  • Reclame su seguro de incendio. Si tu hogar fue dañado por los recientes incendios en California, exígele a tu compañía de seguros que cumpla. Tú pagaste puntualmente
11
  • Collecting insurance after a disaster. In the aftermath of Southern California's devastating wildfires, you might be thinking more about your insurance. If your house is damaged or destroyed, what can
10
  • F.C.C. planning rules to open cable market. The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to impose significant new regulations to open the cable television market to independent programmers and rival video services after
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08
  • Debt management plans can help consumers. Consumers struggling to keep up with higher gas prices and other rising household expenses have been pulling out their credit cards more often — sometimes too
  • Homeowners feel pinch of lost equity. As his wedding day approached last spring, Marshall Whittey [of Reno, NV] found that his money could not keep pace with the grandiosity of his
06
05
  • Subprime bailouts: Chump check. Not everyone is happy about mortgage lenders' latest efforts to help troubled borrowers. Take Teresa Nelson. Instead of going for an adjustable rate mortgage with
 

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