| Apr 9, 2015
| 2:29 PM
A Rancho Cucamonga mortgage lender has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle accusations by federal regulators that its advertising deceived consumers into believing that the company was affiliated with the U.S. government.
The Consumer Financial...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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Often in order for Unit Owners to obtain FHA financing, or simply to reduce the number of tenants in a community, associations ask about amending their Declaration to provide for a cap on the number of Units that can...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 12:36 PM
Q: We have a director on our condominium board who has served over 22 years. Although he no longer lives on the property, he still owns a number of units, including at least one where he stays on weekends. Is this legal and even if it is legal, is it...
| Mar 29, 2015
Health Insurance, life Insurance, dental, vision, disability and long term care insurance. I know, you feel "insured to death" with the hundreds, if not thousands of dollars spent monthly to protect yourself from the inevitable event(s) that become...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 9:37 AM
A recent knock on the door of Sheridon and Susan Turner's suburban home delivered news that shocked the elderly couple: Wells Fargo was suing them for foreclosure on a home they sold 21 years ago.
The Turners sold the house on Hidden Lake Drive in...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 1:33 PM
A push is underway to require that landlords in the city be required to participate in the Naperville Police Department's crime prevention program.
Police officials say the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program is a crime prevention program designed to...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 8:36 AM
Last week, James MacArthur, better known as the Baltimore Spectator, chronicled violent and racist comments posted on a Facebook for residents of the Bowleys Quarters community of Baltimore County. The online exchange began when one resident posted that...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 8:30 AM
The much-anticipated beginning of spring comes amid the heart of tax season, which makes now a great time to conduct spring cleaning for your money.
Taxes: If you received a tax refund of more than $1,000, your first task is to adjust your withholding....
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:30 PM
For many would-be home buyers, a low-rate loan has been tantalizingly out of reach, denied by tight-fisted lenders still skittish from the housing bust. That's finally changing. Now, thanks to rising home prices, less-stringent down-payment requirements...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:47 PM
President Barack Obama on Thursday laid out the administration's latest effort to breathe new life into the nation's housing market and increase the ranks of first-time buyers, now at a 27-year low.
By month's end, the Federal Housing Administration...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Confidence in the economy and low interest rates contributed to the best January home sales the Baltimore area has seen in eight years, suggesting a strong start to the spring market, analysts and real estate agents said.
Showings at open houses this...