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November 14, 2018

Rebuilding high-risk homes from California wildfires could cost $18B

The 48,390 homes dubbed at extreme or high risk from the California wildfires burning through the state could cost $18 billion in reconstruction, according to a […]
November 14, 2018

How much should I put down on a house?

When you start thinking about home buying, the first thing many people think is, “How will I raise the 20% down payment?” Contrary to what you’ve […]
November 14, 2018

More housing markets pass the $1 million mark

The move toward million-dollar housing Million-dollar homes are on the rise. According to new data, over 100 new neighborhoods joined the $1 million housing market this […]
November 14, 2018

Weekly mortgage applications drop 3.2%, hit by tanking stocks and rising rates

Buying a home is generally a person’s single largest investment, and it is therefore an incredibly emotional decision. That may be part of why potential buyers […]
November 14, 2018

Are consumers fed up with the housing market for the wrong reasons?

Consumers blame speculative home flippers and wealthy out-of-towners for soaring home prices, but the blame may be misplaced, given many economists’ views about the broader factors […]
November 14, 2018

Amazon is a long way from settling down in its chosen N.Y. home

Amazon.com Inc. is headed to New York’s Long Island City, but there’s a lot of work to be done before it can actually put down roots […]
November 13, 2018

Industry groups push Senate to confirm Trump’s CFPB pick

Nearly two dozen mortgage and housing industry groups have urged the Senate to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In […]
November 13, 2018

Wells Fargo fires 2 over US probe into LIHTC purchases

Wells Fargo has dismissed two employees in its community lending and investment division in relation to a federal investigation into the bank’s negotiation and procurement of […]
November 13, 2018

Closing attorney sentenced to prison for defrauding HUD

A closing attorney has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for devising a scheme to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution, the US Attorney’s […]