Apr 12, 2013 Starting today, checks are on the way to victims of wrongful foreclosures as part of a $3.6 billion settlement between banks and federal regulators. But for most of those borrowers, it won’t exactly be Christmas in April.
Apr 11, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona, was hit hard during the housing crash. Now the housing market is recovering quickly and home buyers are frustrated. But one expert says that doesn't make a housing bubble.
Mar 22, 2013 Advocates say home ownership is still a good way for low-income families to build wealth - but it shouldn't be their only form of savings
Mar 19, 2013 More homeowners are going from underwater to above water on their mortgages, and that could mean some really good news for the economy.
Mar 5, 2013 The regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has announced an idea to reform the mortgage giants. It involves starting a joint venture to bundle mortgages into securities that people can invest in.
Feb 22, 2013 In some working-class neighborhoods with cheap housing, the banks actually lose money on a foreclosure. So it’s cheaper to do nothing.
Feb 14, 2013 Atlanta's unemployment rate still tops the national percentage, but city residents hope the worst is finally behind them.
Feb 9, 2013 This week, Marketplace Money and The New York Times team up to tell the story of home ownership in America three years after the housing bubble. View our interactive map and listen to our special podcast.
Feb 1, 2013 Straight talk from a banker on what makes an application for a re-fi or a loan modification stand out in the eyes of a bank.
Feb 1, 2013 Mortgage heavyweights Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced a bailout program for struggling homeowners who are current on their payments. If there's a pressing need to leave their property, they can just walk away.