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  • Janna Herron: What it takes to borrow from home equity

    Breaking into the home equity nest egg is becoming a very real possibility for more Americans as home prices rise. But raiding the house bank is not as easy as it was before the recession, and not everyone meets the requirements to borrow from home...
  • Bank of America reaches record $16.65B mortgage settlement

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bank of America will pay $16.65 billion in a settlement with the U.S. government and various states over soured mortgage bonds, under a landmark pact announced Thursday. The deal, which has been expected for weeks, calls for the...
  • U.S. home sales jump; key mortgage rate hits low for the year

    U.S. home sales jump; key mortgage rate hits low for the year
    Sales of previously owned homes rose more than expected in July, a sign of growing strength in the housing recovery. Sales climbed 2.4% from June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million, the National Assn. of Realtors said Thursday. The...
  • Monarch Bank expands commercial real estate lending to Richmond

    Monarch Bank expands commercial real estate lending to Richmond
    While Chesapeake-based Monarch Bank has mortgage offices in Richmond, it is now adding commercial real estate lending to the area, Inside Business reports. Monarch hired Andy Proctor, owner of Atlantic Mortgage and Investment Co., to conduct the...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Don't expect much from unregulated regulators

    The seeds of this article were planted in my brain some 30 odd years ago, when I did a consulting project for the United State Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, for which they contracted to pay me $2,500. Three months after delivery...
  • Bank of America settles mortgage fraud case for $16.65 billion

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department on Thursday announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America, a record-setting deal that helps homeowners and ends myriad state and federal investigations triggered by the nation's mortgage meltdown. The...
  • Young homeowner ponders becoming real estate investor

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am 26, live in Nashville, and just bought my first place. I am doing great, but I'm not sure of what to do next. I am in a 30-year mortgage, which allows me to save a nice portion of my paycheck after my...
  • Bank of America to pay record $16.65 billion to settle mortgage claims

    Bank of America to pay record $16.65 billion to settle mortgage claims
    Bank of America Corp. has agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end federal and state investigations into the sale of toxic mortgage securities during the subprime housing boom, the largest settlement by a single company in U.S. history, the Justice...
  • Goldman Sachs, U.S. agency in mortgage settlement worth $1.2 billion

    (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve a U.S. regulator's claims the bank sold Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac faulty mortgage bonds, the regulator announced Friday. Under the settlement with the Federal...
  • Florida to get $1 billion from Bank of America settlement

    Florida to get $1 billion from Bank of America settlement
    Nearly 17,000 Floridians will receive more than $1 billion in relief as part of a record-setting national settlement with Bank of America, the Florida Attorney General's Office announced Thursday. Bank of America Corp. agreed to pay $16.65 billion to...
  • Heirs fail to inform lender of mother's death

    Dear Liz: My mother passed away unexpectedly in late 2008. She had a mortgage, and the house was under her name only. She didn't leave a will. My family is still paying the loan, and the company does not know my mother passed away. We don't have a lot...