New York State Borrowers Received Over $1.9 Billion in Mortgage Relief: Report

February 22, 2013, 1:35 pm

New Yorkers with distressed mortgages received over $1.9 billion in consumer relief as part of the National Mortgage Settlement.

Banks Reach Foreclosure Settlement With Government

January 7, 2013, 9:39 pm

Ten banks settle civil claims over fraudulent foreclosure practices with government regulators.

Private Student-Loans Mirror Subprime Mortgages, Says Report

July 26, 2012, 10:14 pm

Getting into the right college can be tough, but when you consider the growing number of student-loan defaults and delinquencies, paying for it can seem even tougher.

How to Qualify for a Home if You Are Self-Employed

June 20, 2012, 12:30 pm

There is no reason that you should stop yourself from buying a home just because you are self-employed. Here are a few things you can do.

Irish Mortgage Market Crisis Deepens

May 30, 2012, 5:33 am

Latest figures on mortgage arrears indicate a grave crisis in the housing market, according to Threshold, the national housing charity.

Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to Four-Year Lows

May 16, 2012, 6:17 pm

U.S. mortgage delinquency and foreclosure rates have fallen to their lowest levels since 2008, according to a new Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) report.

Home Prices Dip, January Sales Jump

February 22, 2012, 9:58 pm

The macroeconomic trends in the national real estate market are making it a real buyers’ market.

The Purchaser’s Closing Costs

December 15, 2011, 11:35 am

When purchasing an apartment in Manhattan, there are closing costs payable by both the purchaser and the seller. This week we will look at the closing costs payable by the [...]

‘Unprecedented’ Occupation of Home Also Illegal

December 8, 2011, 11:01 pm

As the Occupy movement turns its attention to “reclaiming homes” from foreclosure, the foreclosure process itself is examined in relation to the home occupation in Brooklyn

How to Improve Your FICO Score, pt.2

November 22, 2011, 10:44 am

When you are considering purchasing a home with financing, it is essential that your FICO score reflects your credit history in the most positive light, enabling you to get a [...]

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