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  • CFPB sanctions Inland Empire home lender over allegedly deceptive ads

    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...
  • DO RENTAL CAPS IN A COMMUNITY HELP OR HURT? (Part I, Condominiums)

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff 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...
  • Off-site unit owners can still serve on board

    Off-site unit owners can still serve on board
    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...
  • Real Estate Insider: Mortgage insurance? You must be kidding

    Real Estate Insider: Mortgage insurance? You must be kidding
    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...
  • Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994

    Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994
    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...
  • Police want Naperville landlords to take part in crime prevention program

    Police want Naperville landlords to take part in crime prevention program
    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...
  • Blatant racism is easy to confront; try tackling the subtle systemic kind

    Blatant racism is easy to confront; try tackling the subtle systemic kind
    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...
  • Spring Cleaning for your money

    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....
  • Family: It's easier to get a mortgage now

    Family: It's easier to get a mortgage now
    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...
  • Obama touts reduction in FHA insurance rate

    Obama touts reduction in FHA insurance rate
    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...
  • Home sales show best January in eight years

    Home sales show best January in eight years
    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...