Nationally, the most common issues making houses unhealthy include water leaks from the outside, affecting 11 percent of D.C. metro area homes, followed by signs of mice (10 percent), and interior water leaks (9 percent).
Everyone should be pissed off that this happened. The attorneys generals, Szymoniak's attorneys, homeowners, homeowner advocates, and taxpayers should all be pissed off that an attorney took advantage of a client to essentially walk away with $18 million and accept the title of hero.
There is no amount of money, fines, settlements or payments that is commensurate with the hardship that the arrogance, unethical and fast dealing behaviors of banks and their leaders have caused.
With more people being furloughed, and with sequestration cuts, will the fuel of the strongest driver of the recovery this year be extinguished?
How do we build our urban centers so that we are both climate resilient and able to keep up with our growing population? How can we engage our communities and urbanites while we build the green job economy that holds such promise?
Obviously, the stock market feels it has a strong stake in the selection, but do most Americans feel it matters to them who is chosen to take over the Fed when Ben Bernanke's term expires?
Median home prices are on the rise, while the Days on Market (DOM) are declining. Today's real estate market has created the perfect storm for the home owner to maximize the value of their home sale by selling "For Sale By Owner" or "FSBO."
When the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee announced back in 2011 that they would be conducting $82 million dollar rehab of the state's large...
He suddenly stood up, placed both hands on the table, leaned slightly forward and addressed the room in a clear, loud voice: 'I really don't think I deserve to be homeless.' His words echoed in my head and my heart.
Remember, most of us don't need to delegate our finances to a financial advisor. With just a few hours of work, we can save hundreds of thousands of dollars over our lifetimes.
There is no mystery about the downturn or the potential routes to recovery. The only problem is that the people in control of economic policy have no interest in taking the steps necessary to bring the economy back to full employment.
Social scientists now grapple with documenting the effects of the crisis on children facing housing instability. Some effects of the crisis are relatively easy to identify: foreclosures often force residential and school moves, displacing children from established community and peer networks.
Ever since mortgage rates started their steep climb in early May, we've all been on high alert, watching how higher rates will affect the housing mark...
Someone once told me that it isn't hitting the pavement after jumping out of a high-rise building that kills you, it's the sudden stop. When I first ...
The Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor are the earliest leading indicators of how asking prices and rents are trending nationally and locally. They adjust for the changing mix of listed homes and show what's really happening.
Will it help the citizens of Richmond if the city is successful in forcibly seizing the mortgages and re-writing them?