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Lawsuit Tries to Expose Anonymous Online Reviewers

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 00:00

Customers are taking to online channels to talk about businesses. But what if an anonymous poster writes a defamatory review? Courts are weighing...

Old Grain Towers Offer City Housing Expansion

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 00:00

Developers looking for new spaces in congested cities are finding solutions in creative reuse of long-abandoned spaces.

Indiana to Do Away with 'Salesperson' Label

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 00:00

Indiana real estate salespeople will be required to upgrade their licenses to the broker level by July 1.

One of L.A.'s Priciest Plots is in a Cemetery

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 00:00

Location is everything, and for $10,300 per square foot, you could be buried just a few yards away from Marilyn Monroe.

Helping Unmarried Home Buyers Navigate the Purchase

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 00:00

More couples these days are purchasing homes together before they marry. Here are common challenges they will face when buying a home.

Sellers Getting Ahead of Spring Rush

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 00:00

While spring is typically the busiest time of the year for real estate, some home owners are making an early bet and putting their homes up for...

Reports of Mortgage-Servicing Errors on Rise

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 00:00

Nearly half of complaints recently filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau were about mortgages, loan modifications, and foreclosure...

Survey: Most Americans Say Getting a Mortgage is Easier

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 00:00

Fifty-two percent of U.S. consumers say they expect to qualify for a mortgage now, according to Fannie Mae's latest National Housing Survey....

Getting Your Content in Facebook's Paper

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 00:00

Facebook is promising a newly-focused user experience with its new reader app. Will it be a boon for businesses too?

Fannie: Where Are All the Refis?

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 00:00

The mortgage giant asks why more home owners haven't taken advantage of lower interest rates by refinancing.

CFPB Debuts New Online Mortgage Tool

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 00:00

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making it easier to view information the government collects on home mortgages and access to credit,...

Market Still Healing From Great Recession

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 00:00

Existing-home sales and prices are up, but government officials caution the economy is still fragile in the latest Housing Scorecard from the...

Men, Women Lust Over Homes Differently

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 00:00

A new survey shows that 69 percent of consumers have developed a "home crush." But sometimes the object of their affection is out of...

8 States With the Most Mortgage Fraud Cases

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 00:00

Overall, suspicious activity in lending is down, but mortgage fraud remains particularly problematic in these states. 

Study: 1 in 6 Housing Markets Back to Normal

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:00

More housing markets are returning to their pre-recession levels, a new housing index shows. Find out which metros top the list.

Prior Short Sellers: Watch for Credit Errors

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:00

Those who have undergone a previous short sale need to pay careful attention to their credit report to make sure it was reported accurately by the...

More Buyers Show the Money at Closing

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:00

All-cash purchases are making up a bigger bulk of home sales, with one-third of REALTORS® saying they had at least one cash deal in December,...

Mortgage Rates Slide for Fifth Straight Week

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage rates continued to inch down this week as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.23 percent, Freddie Mac reports.

Builders Ready to Ramp Up Production in 2014

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:00

"Consumers are back, pent-up demand is emerging, there is a growing need for new construction, distressed sales are diminishing, and builders...

REALTORS® Put Their Expertise to Work for Philadelphia

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:00

REALTORS® in Philadelphia are leveraging their real estate expertise and offering up a number of ways the city can improve its financial...

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