I worked for 30 years as a cardiologist in Richmond, and I have always seen the city's problems through the health lens. What can a focus on health teach us about Richmond's foreclosure crisis? What is the impact on the health of families and neighborhoods?
Senator Rubio proposes to end most federal safety net programs -- including unemployment insurance, SNAP (formerly food stamps), Medicaid, and housing assistance -- and replace them with one mega-block grant to states. This proposal has deep flaws.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed two new disclosure forms designed to make the mortgage process more manageable for borrowers. But which will help borrowers select the type of mortgage that best meets their needs?
Service members, veterans and military families across the country are starting to worry about how these changes and how this new classification of mortgages might impact their ability to use their VA home loan benefits. Here's the good news: You have nothing to worry about.
If you've promised yourself you'll become a homeowner for the first time in 2014, we've got five, easy-to-accomplish resolutions to help get you there...
While no one can predict with certainty what the housing market holds in store for 2014, a constant in real estate is always that local markets vary widely in their performance.
However unlikely some developments may be, when nothing has happened yet, it is always possible to have high hopes for the new year. Here are several key questions about what economic developments 2014 will bring.
There is no shortfall for prognosticators when it comes to real estate predictions in 2014. Not everyone can be prophetic, but the following list is ...
It's unlikely that the deal volume of 2013 can be repeated in 2014. Yet, market dynamics are still strong and deal activity has stabilized since the pause in the fall. Perhaps another good year is on the way.
All of us have spent a great deal of time complaining about Wall Street and how hard it is to take them on given all their money and political power. But here we have several cities with more in the wings actually doing something about it. Wouldn't it be something if progressives all over the country spread this campaign to their own town councils?
Racial inequity didn't just happen; it was a result of deliberate choices. We can reduce and eventually end this inequity by making different choices.
Denver has been pushing forward for more than a year. I used to feel all Pollyanna when I'd project optimistic statistics, now I feel elated they've come to fruition.
The reason is quite simple: Those workers are also consumers. When the 99 percent earn more, they spend more, and the one percent can produce more and earn more themselves.
There are two features of the home mortgage market that thwart all efforts to use the GFE as a shopping tool.
The housing market continued its uneven recovery in 2013 and will enter 2014 closer to normal than it was a year earlier. Consumer optimism is climbin...
The only thing more frustrating than the media's refusal to cover America's retirement crisis is that the trade group for the mutual funds who manage 401(k) assets continues to insist that the crisis doesn't exist.