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  • Homeless in suburbia

    Homeless in suburbia
    In the 1950s, Americans regarded the suburbs as gateways to middle-class prosperity. Highways, the GI Bill and the Federal Housing Administration all helped fuel the growth of a new residential frontier for the Greatest Generation, and millions of...
  • Government shutdown puts a wrench in housing market

    Jay Joerger was set to close a long-planned sale of his Palm Springs condominium this week until he was blindsided by an unexpected problem: the shutdown of the federal government. The condo sits on land owned by an Indian tribe, so the sale must be...
  • Bay Area home market cools, prices and sales fall

    Bay Area home market cools, prices and sales fall
    Home prices and sales fell last month in the Bay Area as the tech-rich region mirrored a cooling trend elsewhere within the state. The median home price in the nine-county region fell 1.9% from August to $530,000, while sales dropped 17.1% -- a...
  • Declining affordability, government shutdown are slowing home sales

    Declining affordability, government shutdown are slowing home sales
    Sales of previously owned homes fell in September, as declining affordability hampered demand, a trade group said. Existing sales of single-family houses, town homes, condominiums and co-ops dropped 1.9% from August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate...
  • California pending home sales fell in September while inventory rose

    California pending home sales fell in September while inventory rose
    Buyers signed fewer contracts for California homes last month as the housing market entered a typically slower period and declining affordability sapped demand.  The California Assn. of Realtors said that its pending sales index fell 1.8% in September...
  • Foreclosure starts sink in California in 3rd quarter, near 7-year low

    New California foreclosure filings tumbled during the third quarter, as a stronger economy continued to heal the housing market. Notices of default fell 21.1% from the second quarter and 58.6% from the same period last year, research firm DataQuick said...
  • Despite bailout, federal housing agency on right track, official says

    Despite bailout, federal housing agency on right track, official says
    WASHINGTON -- The head of the Federal Housing Administration, which recently received $1.7 billion in its first-ever bailout, said the agency was headed in the right direction, as she faced intense Republican criticism during a lengthy congressional...
  • High cost of homeownership

    High cost of homeownership
    As the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Bros. bankruptcy and the collapse of the mortgage market approaches, Americans are still struggling to cope with the consequences of the Great Recession. More than 4 million households have lost their homes to...
  • Home-builder confidence ticks up, reaches four-month high

    Home-builder confidence ticks up, reaches four-month high
    Led by positive data on sales of new single-family housing, home-builder confidence ticked up in December, reaching its highest reading in four months. The gauge of the National Assn. of Homebuilders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index reached 58 last...
  • Free online guide helps struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure

    Free online guide helps struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure
    Hundreds of thousands of Floridians threatened with foreclosure now have new help: The nonprofit Consumer Action group has just written a free online resource guide to help struggling homeowners facing foreclosure. Housing Help: Consumer Action's...
  • How owners can get free help that could help them keep their homes.

    How owners can get free help that could help them keep their homes.
    Free counseling can help struggling homeowners try to find ways to keep their homes: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides a list of  government-approved counselors on its website, hud.gov.The counselors often know of special...