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  • Report: Government-backed loans drove increase in delinquencies

     
    An increase in delinquencies in government-backed Federal Housing Administration loans was probably the largest contributor to the overall pickup in national delinquencies during the second quarter, according to a report published Tuesday by analysts at...
  • Home loans rates drop again in Freddie Mac survey

     
    Freddie Mac: But rates may be reversing course: the yield on the 10-year bond rose Wednesday and was up sharply early Thursday to 2.09% as European leaders and central banks appeared more ready to address the ongoing debt crisis....
  • Reports of boom-era mortgage fraud on rise

     
    Mortgage fraud: "Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network division said in a report Wednesday that mortgage servicers filed 29,558 suspicious activity reports involving loan fraud compared to 15,727 in the same quarter of 2010."...
  • California housing agency forcing foreclosures

     
    A state agency that provides low-interest mortgages is foreclosing on a small number of clients even though they are making their monthly payments, a state Senate watchdog group reported. The California Housing Finance Agency is foreclosing on homes...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Casinos, condos and weed

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and a happy Tuesday to you all. It's a slow week here in Tallahassee, but plenty of news is being generated elsewhere around the state. So here are the top five stories in politics and government you should be reading this...
  • Falling prices mean rising affordability, California Realtors say

     
    Call it the silver lining of falling home prices. With low interest rates and cheaper housing throughout the Golden State, the percentage of homebuyers who could afford to purchase a home increased in the third quarter, a real estate group......
  • Home prices fall in October as mortgage changes take hold

     
    Uncle Sam’s steps to exit the mortgage market took a toll on Southern California’s housing market in October as fewer higher-cost homes sold. The median price, the point at which half the properties sold for more and half for less,......
  • Study finds chemical BPA in popular Thanksgiving canned foods

     
    Add the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) to your list of holiday worries. BPA has been found in canned products commonly used in Thanksgiving dinners, according to a new report by the nonprofit Breast Cancer Fund. Research studies have shown that......
  • Apartments under construction at Wilshire and Barrington

     
    Construction of a six-story apartment building got underway last week at Wilshire Boulevard and Barrington Avenue in Los Angeles....
  • Higher FHA loan limits reinstated for high-cost housing markets

     
    Uncle Sam has thrown California and other high-priced housing markets a lifeline. President Obama on Friday signed into law a bill that will reinstate higher limits for Federal Housing Administration-backed mortgages in high-cost areas. In expensive...
  • Apartment occupancy stable, rents on rise

     
    The nation’s apartment vacancy rate is expected be 5.5% at the end of the year and hold at that rate through 2012,...