Ohio homeowners have received $280 million worth of help with their mortgages through a national settlement struck last year with five banks.
After suffering some of the biggest losses from the housing crash, Californians are getting the lion's share of a $46 billion nationwide settlement from top mortgage lenders.
The five banks involved in a sweeping national mortgage settlement reported providing $350 million in mortgage relief to 7,500 borrowers in North Carolina through the end of last year, according to a report released Thursday by the settlement's monitor.
Nearly 72,000 Californians have had their mortgages reduced or forgiven under terms of a multistate mortgage settlement with six major banks, according to a report Thursday from the state appointee monitoring the banks' compliance.
Sales of resale, or used, El Paso homes, reported by the Greater El Paso Association of Realtors, increased almost 12 percent last year compared with 2011 to 3,492 homes.
Fifth Third has teamed with re-employment company NextJob to offer job-search assistance to clients who are having trouble making mortgage payments.
Pat Riley, president of basketball's Miami Heat, sold his spectacular bayfront mansion in gated Gables Estates for $16.8 million last March.
In 2011 and 2012, Hall and Hall realty based in Billings had back-to-back record years, according to director Jim Taylor. Last year, he said, the company did about $330 million in sales.
The post-Sandy rebuilding of the Jersey Shore is well under way, and companies that specialize in elevating houses are in high demand, despite a price tag well into the tens of thousands.
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday declined to send a message to lenders that file fraudulent documents in foreclosure cases, local attorneys say.
Southern Nevada's housing market began 2013 with mixed results last month, with rising prices, shrinking inventory and an uptick in nondistressed sales.
"Economists are broadly in agreement that housing is no longer weighing against economic growth and will actually be a positive contributor in 2013.... Sounds good, but there is a sobering footnote."
Fannie Mae has relied on its Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) program to play a significant role in the multifamily housing market for twenty-five years.
Phil Aquil, general manager of M.J. Peterson Co., aand others say mortgage rates below 4 percent continue to create an attractive sales climate. All they need, they say, is more buyers and sellers to start taking advantage of the rates.
The Chicago area's housing recovery continued to lag behind other cities and the nation, as prices in November fell 1.3 percent from a month earlier, according to a widely watched barometer of the housing market.