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Average US 30-Year Mortgage Edges Up Slightly

By Martin Crutsinger | Dec 25
Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but the benchmark 30-year low remained very close to the 19-month low hit last week. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said that the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage edged up to 3.83 percent.

NY Requires Ocwen Reforms, $150M Homeowner Help

By Michael Virtanen | Dec 23
New York financial regulators have reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. requiring the nation's largest subprime mortgage servicer to reform its practices and provide $150 million to help struggling New York homeowners.

Steal of the Century: Fire Island Commercial Properties Marked Down to $8.5 M Opening Bid

By EDGE | Dec 22
Got $9 million kicking around and want to place a bid on a resort?

Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Falls to 3.80 Percent

Dec 19
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers.

Good Job? Good Home? Good Luck

By Josh Boak | Dec 18
Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.

Why Areas with Good Jobs Have Hard-to-Afford Homes

By Josh Boak | Dec 10
The dream of home ownership for many is proving frustrating, being deferred or abandoned, even for people with comfortable incomes.

Falling Apart: America's Neglected Infrastructure

Nov 27
Steve Kroft reports on why our roads, bridges, airports and rail are outdated and need to be fixed.

US 30-Year Mortgage Rates Drop to 3.99 Percent

By Josh Boak | Nov 21
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to tick down this week, remaining close to yearlong lows.

Court to Consider When Second Mortgage can be Void

Nov 18
The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether homeowners who declare bankruptcy can void a second mortgage if the home's market value has dropped below the amount they owe on the first mortgage.

Subprime Services Company Abandons Disputed Fees

By Jeff Horwitz | Nov 13
A company with ties to the nation's largest overseer of subprime mortgages announced under pressure Wednesday it will stop collecting controversial insurance fees from homeowners whose properties were under foreclosure.

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