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Banks facing new restrictions on foreclosures

Jul 3, 2012
The California state legislature passed a law yesterday that sponsors are calling a "Homeowners Bill of Rights." Supporters say the changes will prevent unnecessary foreclosures.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure, california

Can officials seize mortgages to save homeowners?

Jun 27, 2012
A hard-hit Southern California county is giving serious consideration to a plan to seize troublesome mortgages.
Posted In: Housing, eminent domain, foreclosure

Home sales are hot in Kansas City

Jun 20, 2012
Manufacturing and employment numbers may be sagging, but the housing market is has really turned around in some places, Kansas City being one of them.
Posted In: Housing, kansas city, missouri

The cost of fighting home foreclosure

Jun 20, 2012
As foreclosure filings start to rise again, homeowners must balance the costs -- financial and emotional -- of fighting eviction.
Posted In: Money Matters, Housing, foreclosure

A mixed picture in housing

Jun 19, 2012
The latest news in the housing market: New home construction fell last month, but building permits were up to their highest level since 2008.
Posted In: housing market, Housing, construction

Housing market improving, slightly

Jun 19, 2012
Home sales are increasing in some parts of the country, but the housing market is still below normal.
Posted In: Housing

British beach shack sells for $270,000

Jun 19, 2012
This might be a hard story for you to hear if your house has lost value in the last few years. But there are some places where the housing market is still pretty overheated -- like a small corner of England, where a tiny beach shack just sold for $270,000.
Posted In: Housing, Beaches, Britain

Mayor of Stockton tries to avoid city bankruptcy

Jun 5, 2012
The city of Stockton, California, population 291,000 is trying to avoid becoming the biggest U.S. city to go bankrupt during this economic downturn.
Posted In: california, bankruptcy, Housing, recession

The housing bust as seen through the planned community

Jun 1, 2012
Photographer Amanda Dahlgren discusses her pictures of the real estate crash in master-planned communities in San Diego.
Posted In: Housing, homes, community, photography

Banks warm to short sales for strapped homeowners

May 31, 2012
Pre-foreclosure sales are offering more relief in the tough housing market.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosures, banking

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