The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Tuesday announced measures to make short sales of underwater homes easier for homeowners, including extending help to people who have financial difficulties but haven’t missed mortgage payments.
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While sales of newly built single-family homes is on the rise, buyers are finding much fewer choices as inventory sinks to a new record low.
With ultra-low mortgage rates and high affordability, first-time home buyers may never have a better time to jump into the housing market. So why aren't there more of them?
Republicans writing their party platform for their upcoming 2012 convention in Tampa next week inserted language specifying their support for the mortgage interest deduction.
REALTOR magazine describes the devotion from two real estate professionals and others who are delegates to the Republican National Convention to push through language in their party’s platform that explicitly calls for protecting the mortgage interest deduction.
Some housing experts are accusing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac of purposely keeping some foreclosures off the market as they wait for home prices to pick up more.