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  • House prices in England and Wales stagnate in September: Hometrack

    LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for houses in England and Wales flatlined in September for the first time in 19 months, according to a survey on Friday that showed a small fall in prices in London. Property data company Hometrack said house prices...
  • Digital Risk sheds more jobs in Lake Mary

    Digital Risk sheds more jobs in Lake Mary
    Amid an ongoing business downturn, mortgage technology company Digital Risk LLC has shed more than 30 additional jobs at its Lake Mary operation, the company told state officials this week. The Maitland-based company handed out pink slips to 33...
  • Digital Risk top executives resign amid more layoffs

    Digital Risk top executives resign amid more layoffs
    Mortgage technology company Digital Risk LLC's top executive Peter Kassabov is leaving the Maitland-based company he co-founded nine years ago as it wrestles with an unexpected business downturn, officials confirmed Thursday. Also exiting is Kassabov'...
  • Mortgage rates fall back after hitting 4-month high

    Mortgage rates fall back after hitting 4-month high
    Average fixed mortgage rates moved back down this week after last week's uptick. The average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was 4.20 percent this week, down from 4.23 percent last week, Freddie Mac said in its weekly survey. Rates had hit a four-...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop a notch; 30-year averaging 4.2%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop a notch; 30-year averaging 4.2%
    Mortgage interest rates eased slightly this week amid mixed housing data, with Freddie Mac's survey showing that lenders were offering 30-year fixed-rate loans to well-qualified borrowers at an average of 4.2%, down from 4.23% last week. The average...
  • Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns

    Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns
    There's still a ways to go before 2014's housing market wraps up, but industry watchers are already looking ahead to next year. So, too, are potential buyers and sellers who decided to sit this year out. Last week, the Illinois Association of Realtors...
  • Former NFL player sentenced in North Carolina for mortgage fraud

    (Reuters) - A former NFL player was sentenced in North Carolina to almost four years in federal prison for being the ringleader of a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme, officials said on Wednesday. Jimmy Hitchcock, 43, of Clemmons pleaded...
  • U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates edged up, an industry group said on Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index of mortgage application activity, which includes...
  • The jury in a mortgage case finally strikes back at fraudulent bankers

    Given the government's failure to bring criminal cases against bankers and other Wall Street figures for collapsing the U.S. economy in 2008, it's been left to the little guy to strike back.  To be precise, one federal jury in Sacramento, which...
  • Australia's central bank steps up warnings on mortgage lending

    SYDNEY, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Australia's central bank said additional steps might be taken to tighten banks' lending practices as it warned the housing market was becoming "unbalanced" with investor activity outstripping those of home owners and...
  • After you split and move out, overdue tax can hurt you

    After you split and move out, overdue tax can hurt you
    Q: My husband and I separated in November 2013. I have to wait until November to file for an official divorce. I just got a notice in the mail that the property where my husband is living has property taxes overdue. I have a signed separation...