April 25, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Marketwatch writes, “Struggling homeowners take record share of refinancing.” “Q1 California Foreclosures Dip to Lowest Point in Seven Years,” reports National Mortgage Professionals. Housingwire says, “Influence of new immigrants evident in US housing markets.” “CalHFA Awarded Nearly $1.3 Million to Provide Counseling for Struggling Homeowners,” prints Fidelity.      

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April 22, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Rooflines writes, “Three Ways the President’s Budget Benefits HUD.” “Poll: Dream of Homeownership Alive and Well, Even Among Youngsters,” reports U.S. News. The Charleston Gazette prints, “First-time homebuyers program restarted.” “Ohio Counties Receive $1.4 Million in Funding for Affordable Housing Efforts,” says Loansafe.  

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Earth Day 2013 – Make a Difference

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For many, climate change is seen as only an outdoor issue involving extreme weather and melting icebergs. For others, climate change can often seem remote– a vague and complex problem far off in the distance that our grandchildren will have to solve.  Still others see today’s global climate issues as massive and hard to tackle. […]

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April 19, 2013

We Remember

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Eighteen years ago today on April 19, 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was bombed, killing 168 public servants.  HUD lost 35 of its own on that terrible day – amazing and vital lives cut short by an act of terrorism. Fifty HUD employees survived, along with employees from other federal […]

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April 18, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  Courtesy of the Philadelphia Inquirer CBS Money Watch reports, “Housing industry boosts employment.” “Housing and Auto Sales Lifted Economy, Fed Says,” writes The New York Times. The Cranston Herald prints, “Doors open on new home for veterans.” “Efficiency most important for homebuyers, survey finds,” says the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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