With more than 1.6 billion people continuing to live in poverty housing and another 100 million with no home at all -- Habitat can and must do more.
Our state of affairs goes against a pinnacle of American justice, equality before law, facilitating everything from war crimes, to torture, to domestic spying, to a predatory, ravenous Wall Street that feeds on the middle class with impunity.
It's Valentine's Day. Picture a romantic restaurant. Main course is finished. Lights are low. Your sweetheart leans over the table, and with a quiet v...
The Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor are the earliest leading indicators of how asking prices and rents are trending nationally and lo...
Young families, military families and low-income people who may not make six digits but have good credit are, for all practical purposes, blocked from owning a home by requirements for high credit scores and down-payments.
A purchase that looks like a home run from the outside, may have actually resulted in a loss.
While mortgage rates fluctuate daily and the interest rate you'll pay on a home loan depends on multiple factors, most mortgage experts anticipate an increase in average mortgage rates by the end of 2014.
With the CFPB's new Ability-to-Repay rule and lenders still leery after the real estate crash, how can you best show a mortgage lender that you can handle a home loan?
Solving homelessness requires a data strategy that is both large-scale enough to draw conclusions and person-specific enough to implement them.
Financial arrangements should never be approached casually. Make no assumptions concerning the meaning of the lender accepting loan payments. Follow statutory requirements to the letter. Obtain legal advice from a real estate attorney. Money spent for legal counsel is well spent.
Whether you're refinancing your home loan or planning to buy a home in 2014, you'll be among the first consumers to apply for a mortgage under new rules.
In tonight's speech, President Obama mentioned housing twice. First, at the start of the speech, he included the "rebounding housing market" as part o...
Brrr. It's cold outside - still. Winter has been rough for much of the United States, with temperatures plummeting far below normal. Here in San Franc...
Preserving the communities and neighborhoods we live in is the responsibility of all of us. We must recognize the kind of society and community we wish to build.
"Implementing lower loan limits is an important and appropriate step as private capital returns to portions of the market and enables FHA to concentrate on those borrowers that are still underserved."
A home purchase is often the largest financial decision of your life. Protecting yourself requires, above all, a solid understanding of the valuation methods out there so that you can ask the right questions.