A new report finds that Americans over 50 are facing unprecedented financial hardship.
State laws that ensure borrowers' rights slow foreclosures and don't help in the long run, researchers say.
If Z World Detroit ever gets launched, this novel concept for rescuing derelict buildings could be a new take on urban renewal.
In a colossal mix-up, an agent lists, shows and sells a foreclosure property. The new owner upgrades it before learning she really bought the place next door.
Marijuana growers are buying or renting bank-owned homes, hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Northern California and elsewhere.
Several new reports indicate that the ailing US housing market is improving on multiple fronts.
Housing group charges banks with uneven treatment of foreclosures in minority neighborhoods.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.