Eligible homeowners could get $150,000 on average knocked off the balance of their mortgages.
Marijuana growers are buying or renting bank-owned homes, hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Northern California and elsewhere.
Meanwhile, bidding wars are erupting in some cities, and human judgment makes a comeback as lenders look for ways to safely approve more mortgages.
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Rents go nuts in the Big Apple. But renters who want to buy instead are stuck if they can't qualify for a mortgage.
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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