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Families Step in as Lenders to Help Kids Buy a Home

February 19, 2014: 

Finances are holding back many 20- and 30-somethings from buying a home, the Los Angeles Times reports, so more relatives are stepping in to help.

Helping Unmarried Home Buyers Navigate the Purchase

February 19, 2014: 

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

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

February 19, 2014: 

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

Indiana to Do Away with 'Salesperson' Label

February 19, 2014: 

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

Reports of Mortgage-Servicing Errors on Rise

February 19, 2014: 

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

Survey: Most Americans Say Getting a Mortgage is Easier

February 19, 2014: 

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. That's an all-time high for the survey.

Sellers Getting Ahead of Spring Rush

February 19, 2014: 

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 sale now.

Old Grain Towers Offer City Housing Expansion

February 19, 2014: 

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

Lawsuit Tries to Expose Anonymous Online Reviewers

February 19, 2014: 

Customers are taking to online channels to talk about businesses. But what if an anonymous poster writes a defamatory review? Courts are weighing whether the reviewer should be revealed.

Despite Dropping Rates, Loan Demand Softens

February 19, 2014: 

Mortgage applications for home purchases and refinancings fell in the latest week, the MBA reports.

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