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  • Prosecutors drop most real estate fraud charges

    Prosecutors drop most real estate fraud charges
    When Guilfort Dieuvil was arrested in May 2012, authorities said he had taken advantage of numerous South Florida homeowners during the region's foreclosure crisis. The business executive was accused of luring victims through Haitian and Spanish radio...
  • Tips: Debunking the myths about homeownership

    Tips: Debunking the myths about homeownership
    As a result of the recent housing crisis, many potential homebuyers, especially first-timers, are hesitant to enter the market. But if you're holding back, evaluate why. Experts say your reasons may be based on myth. "Buying a home is more affordable...
  • City seeks to put a dent in false property filings

    City seeks to put a dent in false property filings
    Concerns that homeowners are unwittingly being taken advantage of by unscrupulous individuals remain top of mind for authorities, despite improvements to the housing market. In the past few weeks, a Chicago City Council committee urged the Cook County...
  • Banks easing lending standards, Fed survey shows

    Banks easing lending standards, Fed survey shows
    The nation’s banks are making it generally easier for consumers and industries to get residential mortgages and business and commercial real estate loans, the Federal Reserve said Monday. In a July survey of senior loan officers, the Fed also found...
  • Lender demands more data for loan in good standing

    Q: I have a vacation home loan that is a couple of years old. I always pay promptly, and I pay more than the monthly requirement, because I hope to pay it off early. I have gotten a request from the lender for tax returns for the last three years and a...
  • Mortgage closing costs on the rise, national survey says

    Mortgage closing costs on the rise, national survey says
    It’s no secret that purchasing a home this year is more expensive than last. But rising home prices aren’t the only factor straining home buyer pocketbooks. Mortgage closing costs jumped 6% over the past year, according to a survey...
  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap: A punchy first responders party

    'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap: A punchy first responders party
    Oh my, Jersey! This episode was so drama-filled I’m going to get straight into it. Teresa:¬†While shopping for a costume for Bobby’s first responders party, the twins and Melissa tell Teresa’s how Amber’s husband didn’t want...
  • Feds: Debt collector a lawsuit 'factory'

    After an Atlanta-area county court garnished Eduardo Austin's wages to collect more than $3,300, the software developer thought he was done paying an old credit card debt from his college days. But three years later the same law firm that came after...
  • Mortgage lenders may be easing credit score requirements slightly

    Are mortgage lenders finally loosening up a little on their credit score requirements — opening the door to larger numbers of home buyers this summer and fall? It depends on what type of loan you're seeking. If it's a Federal Housing...
  • Monroe County broker partners with Wayne Bank and other company news

    Monroe County real estate brokerpartners with Wayne Bank Wayne Bank — with community offices in Marshalls Creek, Stroud Mall, Tannersville, Effort and Milford — has become affiliated with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins &...
  • Outstanding auto loans total higher than ever

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Earnings/Financials It looks like Americans are feeling more confident about borrowing money again, at least when it comes to their cars. Credit reporting giant Equifax has released its latest National Consumer Credit Trends...