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.
Jan 28, 2013 A few years ago, 60 percent of Phoenix-area mortgages were underwater. Reporter Peter O'Dowd was one of those homeowners.
Jan 28, 2013 The housing crash not only touched off a wave of foreclosures, it torpedoed property values and the taxes cities and counties collect off them. But some localities are fighting back in an effort to reverse their budget shortfalls.
Jan 11, 2013 We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Jan 10, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is rolling out new rules for mortgage lending. Some bank analysts say that counter-intuitively the stricter rules could actually loosen mortgage lending.
Jan 9, 2013 As 2013 kicks off, one of the biggest changes to the landscape of consumer finance is taking place in the housing market.