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  • Aid for unemployed homeowners boosted by Obama administration

     
    The Obama administration Thursday increased the aid available to many unemployed homeowners, allowing them to miss up to a year of payments to stave off foreclosure. Mortgage servicers for loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration will be...
  • Economic turmoil sparks surge in mortgage refinancing

     
    The economic turmoil and crashing stock market are sparking a case of mortgage refi madness. The Mortgage Bankers Assn. said that its market composite index, which is a measure of mortgage loan applications, spiked 21.7% last week over the prior......
  • Consumer Confidential: Pay TV, check cashing, federal rentals

     
    Here's your wink-wink Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --One way that people are adjusting to these tough economic times is by cutting the pay-TV cord. Viewers are canceling or forgoing cable and satellite TV subscriptions in......
  • Feds sue Goldman Sachs over credit union losses

     
    Goldman Sachs & Co. is the latest target of federal regulators filing a series of lawsuits against banks that sold questionable mortgage-related securities to big credit unions that subsequently failed. A $401-million lawsuit accuses the giant Wall Street...
  • 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,......