July 19, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Reuters runs, “U.S. housing poised to boost economy.” “Housing is suddenly a bright spot for economy,” Christian Science Monitor. Hispanic Business reports Bill in Congress aims to improve Federal Home Refinance Plan. “FHA opens sale of troubled loans,” Apartment Finance Today. “Mortgage rates drop again, Freddie Mac says; 30-year at 3.53 percent,” headlines Los Angeles […]

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July 17, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

“HARP 2.0 Used By More Homeowners in First Five Months of 2012 than in All of 2011,” The Huffington Post. The Hill writes Homebuilder Confidence is on the Rise. 3 Mich. Organizations Get $2.2M to Help Veterans headlines Detroit Free Press. And, Boston Herald publishes MassHousing Finances $168M Affordable Housing Deal.

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July 16, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

  “HUD Secretary Fields Mortgage Refi Questions, Points to Housing Counseling.” Reverse Mortgage Daily. CNBC prints Many More Homeowners Using Obama Refinance Plan: Regulator. CBS News reports, “Will housing rescue the U.S. economy?” “Program Aims to Create Affordable Housing,” headlines McCook Daily Gazette. The Guardian writes Businesses Using Their Expertise to Tackle Homelessness. And, “Center […]

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July 9, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

“U.S. Housing Secretary Donovan Visits Reno Monday.” “Join us for a White House Google+ Hangout with Secretary Donovan Moderated by Zillow, Inc,” The White House. The Wall Street Journal reports “Fannie Mae: Optimism on Homeownership Improves in June.” The Hill prints Housing Market Improves in More Metro Areas. Greenville Online publishes Greenville Housing Market Showing […]

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July 3, 2012

Putting the Fire Out

If a fire started in your home, wouldn’t you hope your local fire department would do everything it could to put those flames out?  Imagine suggesting that that better approach might be to allow the fire to burn itself out.  Now imagine if that same do-nothing approach were to be applied to our nation’s housing […]

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