World Bank approves $255 million plan for helping Haiti recover from 2010 ...
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti â€” The World Bank will spend $255 million to help house Haitians, clean up neighborhoods and send thousands of children to school over the next year under a plan approved Thursday by the agency's board. The new funds seek to fill ...
Help With a Down Payment
New York Times
â€œIt's a huge piece for first-time buyers,â€ Mr. Ades said. â€œSometimes even the second-time home buyers are getting help from the family,â€ especially if their new residence needs renovation. Mr. Ades estimates that 30 to 50 percent of Universal Mortgage ...
Perspectives on the Health of the FHA Single-Family Insurance Fund
American Progress Action Fund
Books from the mid-2000s also carry unexpected risks due a high number of loans with little or no borrower-paid down payments. Prior to 2008, FHA endorsed a large number of so-called â€œseller-financed down payment assistance loans,â€ in which sellers ...
Chase opens six new branches in Southwest Florida
Today, that number is up to 18 Chase Bank locations, a JP Morgan Private Bank in Naples, as well as a suite of homeownership centers â€” a division of the company that assists customers when they are unable to make mortgage payments. ...
Affordable Housing Could Get Boost
By William Rupp Three units under construction last summer at Walker Farm Lane, Barrington's affordable housing development. The construction of more affordable housing in Barrington could get a big boost tonight, Nov. 30, in Town Hall. ...
Consumer website recommends best credit cards
By PHIL MULKINS World Action Line Editor Dear Action Line: My credit card company gigged me $35 for being a day late with my mailed monthly payment - after 10 years of faithfully paying balances off. What are some good credit card companies that will ...
HFF Closes $90 Million Sale of Value-Add Multi-Housing High-Rise in Chicago’s ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The company's portfolio is concentrated in many of the most desirable neighborhoods in and around Washington, DC, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Boston. Archstone strives to provide great apartment rentals and great ...
How to Buy a House in 2012 â€“ The Post-Crisis Buyer’s Guide
Home Buying Institute
These are some of the questions we receive every week from first-time home buyers. We have attempted to answer them all in this tutorial. It explains how to buy a house in 2012 â€” the smart way. Objective: Many of the hardships associated with the ...
Briefs a Published Dec. 1, 2011
Completion of the seminar gives participants HUD certification, which can help them qualify for a number of loan and down-payment assistance programs. Sponsored by Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions, the seminar will run 8 am to 4 pm at San Joaquin ...
Highest income-inequality tract in America is gentrifying
Kansas City Star
Over the last 30 years, fewer mixed-income neighborhoods are emerging in most metropolitan areas as those at the top of the income ladder control more wealth. "As the rich get richer, it becomes possible for them to bid up housing prices in the most ...