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.
Housing hasn't been so affordable in decades, and mortgage rates are near historic lows. Here’s what you need to do to buy your dream home.
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.
Despite the lagging economic recovery, new studies suggest that conditions might be right for homebuyers. Here's why.
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