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Feds Roll Out New Protections for Military Homeowners on the Move

Chris Birk | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Chris Birk

Financial problems consistently rank among the top stressors for military families. Mortgage problems at home can weigh heavily on those serving abroad and even affect mission readiness.

Church Buys Property Unaware Of Staggering Tax Bill

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business

One church congregation is finding out that a recent land purchase might not be the deal it thought it was. For $25,000, the Set Free Deliverance C...

Ann Brenoff

'Like Being Held at Gunpoint': Banks Latest Short-Sale Tactic

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

Talk about rubbing salt into the housing market's wound. Some homeowners who owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth are now ...

Is This The Biggest Liability In A Split?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 10.25.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Dealing with the marital home is complicated in our tough economic times. Ten or fifteen years ago when I was doing divorce settlements, one of the m...

When Will Real Estate Recover?

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business
Natalie Pace

"The good news is that the market is recovering. The bad news is that the recovery is very sluggish."

Some Real Estate Agents Are In Cahoots With Fraudsters

Jerry Chautin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

With declining prices, scammers are using short sales to make a fast buck by purchasing properties at below-market prices and immediately flopping them to new buyers.

Are You Staying Together For the House?

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.29.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Some couples stay together for love, and others stay together for the kids. But today, with unemployment at 9.1% and real estate prices continuing to...

Are You Draining Your Nest Egg to Stay Afloat on an Underwater Mortgage?

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business
Natalie Pace

If you are one of those seriously delinquent homeowners, or one who is draining your nest egg or tapping home equity to make the mortgage payments, is there a way to hang on long enough?

We Need Principal Reductions Now -- But the New Short Sale Regulations Are Positive Step

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

The administration has just instituted new regulations to make life easier on homeowners who are making the difficult decision to sell a home for less than the value of the outstanding mortgage.

The Morality of a Short Sale

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Is walking away from a home when you're upside-down immoral or simply a financial deal that didn't work out?

Short Sale Mortgage Relief: Obama Offers More Help To "Underwater" Homeowners

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The government launched a new effort on Monday to speed up the time-consuming, often-frustrating process of selling your home if you ow...

Deed-In-Lieu Vs. Foreclosure: A Couple Has No Option But To Hand Over The Keys

Huffington Post | Margo Irvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This is Dispatches from the Displaced, where we share the stories of homeowners hit hard by the housing crisis. Foreclosure is both emotionally and fi...

Dispatches From The Displaced

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dispatches from the Displaced is a HuffPost Eyes&Ears series on the real-life effects of the housing crisis. We're collecting stories from HuffPost re...

Dispatches from the Displaced: Los Angeles Couple Blogs Their Foreclosure

Huffington Post | Margo Irvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Are you facing foreclosure, or have you already lost your home? Share a story of how the housing crisis has affected you by emailing submissions+forec...

Arthur Delaney and Ryan Grim

Short Sales: Banks Blocking Way Out Of Foreclosure Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Brett Ellis, a real estate agent in Fort Myers, Fla., was thrilled when he got an offer for a property in Bell Tower Park in May 2008. "It was a gorg...

Morgan Stanley's 13% Payout Offer To Short Ford Stock (EXCLUSIVE)

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley was offering Ford shareholders a highly unusual deal on Monday. Two days before Ford announced a major debt restructuring that diluted...