Seniors who've gotten reverse mortgages report aggressive sales tactics reminiscent of the subprime mortgage heyday.
The candidates may fear offending banks, and a distracted press just ignores the issue.
'Boomerang buyers' are re-emerging to qualify for mortgages. Ever wonder what it takes?
The hoi polloi may be struggling to make the mortgage, but wealthy homeowners are spending $40 million on luxury digs 50 stories up.
Homes with 'Boulevard' in the address sell for 36% more, on average, than 'Street' properties, a research team concludes.
Forget the carnage of the last few years. The allure of the quick buck endures as home flipping makes gains in hot real-estate markets.
New research identifies the number of homeowners the federal HAMP program could have helped if banks had moved more efficiently.
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