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The Department of Justice is accusing lending giant JPMorgan Chase of approving thousands of loans for the Federal Housing Administration and Veterans Affairs that should not have been eligible for federal insurance.
The bank has announced that it has dropped its minimum credit score for FHA loans from 640 to 600.
The foreclosure picture is improving across the country, particularly in these states with foreclosure inventories below 0.7 percent.
“A significant amount of pent-up housing demand exists, but for it to be unlocked more rapidly, additional gains in wages must be realized,” NAHB economists write.
The Greater Philadelphia Association of REALTORS® worked on a proposal for a land bank, which brings in a single entity to handle the sale of the city’s 50,000 vacant properties.
With a difficult winter pounding away at much of the country, helping your customer base prevent infestations could lead to fond memories come selling time.
Home mortgage applications ticked up slightly by 0.4 percent in the latest week, while mortgage rates posted a big drop.
A new survey takes a look at several real estate indicators, such as sales and listing activity, days on market, and foreclosure activity, to reveal the top-performing metros and those that are still struggling.
Homebuilders are finding that betting on green features could be the key to reviving an ailing business.
The percentage of young adults ages 18 to 34 living with parents or parents-in-law has risen sharply since the late 2000s. Their delay in forming households of their own is suppressing housing demand, a study finds.
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