Archive for 'Real Estate'
Dec 13, 2010 - The housing crisis has taken its toll on homeowners - but not, apparently, on our opinion about home ownership. Not yet, anyway.
Dec 11, 2010 - Lists of "10 Best" or "10 Worst" places to live are often nothing more than thinly veiled attempts at media attention. That being said, like a car wreck, it's kind of hard not to look.
Dec 10, 2010 - In prior stories, we've covered blatant rule violations by lenders and the lawyers they hired to process foreclosures. Turns out some of the lawyers defending hapless homeowners may also be more interested in money than justice.
Dec 06, 2010 - Is the economy recovering? Is the recession double-dipping? Here are a few holiday studies that contain some good cheer.
Dec 03, 2010 - What would you do if you got unsolicited mail saying you're qualified for a special government program and pre-qualified for a special mortgage rate? Here's what I'd do.
Nov 18, 2010 - If you're worried about a double-dip recession next year, don't. But if you're expecting a big recovery, you might be disappointed.
Nov 17, 2010 - If you don't understand why so many on Main Street are so angry at Wall Street, check out this story.
Nov 11, 2010 - If you're trying to sell a timeshare, being asked to pay money up front should raise red flags. Don't do it - ever.
Nov 05, 2010 - While deciding whether to refinance your mortgage may seem mysterious, when you boil it down, it's just simple math.
Nov 03, 2010 - We were one of the first news organizations in the country to disclose the ongoing foreclosure fiasco. The firm at the heart of our story is now losing a ton of business.
Oct 22, 2010 - Robo-signers attesting to foreclosure lawsuits they haven't read is a serious problem. But that could be the tip of a very big iceberg.
Oct 20, 2010 - Feel sorry for the poor robo-signer who had to sign 1,000 foreclosure files a day? Then here's some good news: allegations are now surfacing that at least one robo-signer got help from co-workers.
Oct 20, 2010 - Imagine standing in your front yard and watching as a car pulls up. A stranger gets out, walks up to you, verifies your identity, then serves you with foreclosure papers. Now imagine that you've never missed a mortgage payment in your life.
Oct 18, 2010 - Buying property by investing in back taxes has been around for a long time. But should big banks and hedge funds be allowed to use this method to separate homeowners from their homes?
Oct 18, 2010 - You've seen the headlines about banks stopping foreclosures - but if you haven't yet realized the implications for every American, this is a story you don't want to miss.