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  • Funding for California victims of housing crash trickles down

    Funding for California victims of housing crash trickles down
    California has delivered less than half of $2 billion in federal aid to help victims of the housing crash. The fund, announced five years ago by the federal government, aimed to help homeowners in areas where home prices collapsed and unemployment...
  • Counseling agency launches seminars for struggling homeowners

    Counseling agency launches seminars for struggling homeowners
    Debthelper.com already holds monthly classes to educate people about buying homes. Now the counseling agency is adding a series of seminars to assist owners in keeping them. Debthelper, based in West Palm Beach, will hold a workshop Feb. 28 for...
  • Former port authority chairman seeks seat on York board

    YORK — Former Virginia Port Authority chairman and businessman Jeffrey D. Wassmer announced Monday that he will run for the District 4 Board of Supervisors seat. Incumbent George S. Hrichak said on Tuesday that he is not seeking re-election...
  • It's tough to get mortgage in Orlando — especially for Hispanics

    It's tough to get mortgage in Orlando — especially for Hispanics
    Orlando homebuyers, particularly Hispanics, have had a more difficult time getting approved for mortgages than buyers nationally, a new study shows. About 17 percent of mortgage applications were denied in Metro Orlando in 2013. Nationally, the...
  • Orlandoans paying more bills on time, Equifax says

    Orlandoans paying more bills on time, Equifax says
    When it comes to paying bills on time, Central Floridians are getting their houses in order, but they still lag behind other regions of the U.S., according to new data from national credit-rating agency Equifax. "Basically, people in Orlando have more...
  • New York Fed: Household debt, student loan delinquencies climb

    New York Fed: Household debt, student loan delinquencies climb
    Americans increased their borrowing in the final three months last year and, in a worrisome note, are struggling more with auto and student loans, according to a study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Outstanding household debt rose a modest 1%,...
  • Rental condos will be harder to find

    Rental condos will be harder to find
    If you want to rent a condo or townhome, your options in South Florida are disappearing. Many developers and investors who rented out units after the housing collapse are putting them back on the market now that home prices are rising. That means you'...
  • Pending home sales rise to 18-month high, signals housing rebound

    Pending home sales rise to 18-month high, signals housing rebound
    The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that its seasonally adjusted...
  • Paralegal sentenced in $3.78 million escrow theft

    Paralegal sentenced in $3.78 million escrow theft
    A former paralegal for a Hollywood real estate law firm was sentenced Friday to seven years, three months in prison following his guilty plea to one count of wire fraud. Prosecutors charged Steven Sacks, 57, with stealing more than $3.78 million from...
  • CIT Group, OneWest Bank say merger would be good for poor neighborhoods

    CIT Group, OneWest Bank say merger would be good for poor neighborhoods
    The chief executives of New York commercial lender CIT Group and Pasadena's OneWest Bank promised Thursday that the planned OneWest buyout would be good for poor neighborhoods, while critics said the $3.4-billion combination would create a "too big to...
  • OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing

    OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing
    CIT Group's $3.4-billion takeover of Pasadena's OneWest Bank will come under scrutiny today at a public-benefit hearing called by U.S. bank regulators. The Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency scheduled the hearing at the...