Finance :: Real Estate

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Subprime Services Company Abandons Disputed Fees

By Jeff Horwitz | Nov 13
A company with ties to the nation's largest overseer of subprime mortgages announced under pressure Wednesday it will stop collecting controversial insurance fees from homeowners whose properties were under foreclosure.

Judge Approves Bankruptcy Exit Plan for Detroit

By Ed White | Nov 8
A judge on approved Detroit's plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history and launching the city into a turnaround that will require discipline after years of corruption, budget-busting debt and an exodus of residents.

Molten Lava Flow Closes in on Hawaiian Homes

Oct 31
The lava flow is less than 100 yards from a home in Pahoa, on the Big Island of Hawaii, where the government is promising to help the dozens of people who will need to evacuate in the coming days. Mileka Lincoln of Hawaii affiliate KGMB reports.

What's Old Is New Again: Charlie Allen Renovations

By Jill Gleeson | Oct 31
Have you purchased an old-timer house dating back more than a century? While it may have plenty of charm, it's also likely in need of a thoughtful renovation to maximize its use for the 21st century. Fortunately, we've got just the solution.

Spooktacular! 3 Murderous Mansions for Sale

By EDGE | Oct 28
Tales of grisly murders surround the old place and the hairs on the back of your neck stand up as the facade of the creepy old manse stares back at you. It's a small price to pay for three of the most luxurious properties in the world.

What Problems Could New Mortgage Regulations Bring?

Oct 27
A series of proposed regulations are supposed to make it easier to qualify for a mortgage. But could that create a new set of old problems? CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.

Rules on Bank Risk in Mortgage Bonds Being Adopted

Oct 24
Federal regulators are proceeding with new rules that ease guidelines for banks selling mortgage securities and auto loans. This could mean fewer borrowers will need to make hefty down payments.

Rural Areas Seek Piece of Subprime-Loan Settlement

By Hope Yen | Oct 24
Long seen as having devastated Sun Belt cities, the subprime mortgage crisis unleashed turmoil on Ohio and other rural areas. Now federal officials are pledging regulatory attention and financial help.

Top Mortgage Firm Accused of Abuses

By Alex Veiga | Oct 23
One of the nation's largest servicers of home loans may have denied struggling borrowers the chance to fix loan problems and avoid foreclosures, New York's financial regulator has alleged.

New Rules Adopted in Hopes of Spurring Home Loans

By Marcy Gordon | Oct 22
Buying a home may have gotten a little easier this week. With the financial crisis and subprime mortgage bust receding further into history, the government is loosening some financial rules.

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