Irvington Officials Look Into Eminent Domain For Foreclosed HomesIrvington, N.J., is moving forward with plans to become the second municipality in the nation to use eminent domain to buy mortgages that are in foreclosure.
Schneiderman To Sue Wells Fargo Over Mortgage SettlementThe nation's largest home lender has failed to comply with the terms of last year's national mortgage settlement, Schneiderman said.
Housing Comeback - Buying A Home After Sandy And The New Housing BubbleAll this week, we've been taking a look at the comeback of the housing market and the trends that are going on.
Homeowners With Private Loans Stuck With Big Bills As Post Sandy Grace Periods FadeLenders initially offered a three-month grace period following the storm but that period is ending and banks are looking for their money.
HUD Secretary Announces Extended Mortgage Assistance For Sandy VictimsShaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, said that families who are rebuilding and have FHA loans can put off making their mortgage payments for another 12 months.
Big Box Stores Offer Quick And Easy Financial Services, But Experts Urge CautionThere was a time when shopping for groceries, clothing, medicine, and taking care of banking meant four different stops, now everything, including a slew of financial services is available under one roof.
Market Rates For The Middle ClassWith a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates.
NYC U.S. Att'y Sues Allied Home Mortgage For FraudThe federal government sued one of the nation's largest privately held mortgage brokers, saying its decade-long fraudulent lending practices cost the government hundreds of millions of dollars and forced thousands of American homeowners to lose their homes.