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From Scapegoat To WonkBlog: The Role For The Business Press As WatchDog And Think Tank
Mark Whitehouse, wrote many stories that raised red flags about the overheating housing market. Reporter James R. “Bob” Hagerty in Pittsburgh covered the housing market in the mid-2000s and wrote......

Housing starts increase 2.8% in March
addition, buyers face tight credit conditions and mortgage rates that are about a percentage point higher...

Miami's First Mixed-Income Multifamily Tower Rising
it tackles two of the biggest challenges in the city’s recovering housing market. Brickell View Terrace addresses the lack of market-rate rental apartments and the shortage of affordable housing......

4/15/2014 Applications for New Home Purchases Increased in March 2014 »
000 units in March 2014, based on data from the BAS. The new home sales estimate is derived using mortgage application information from the BAS, as well as assumptions regarding market coverage......

Detroit Auctions Vacant Homes for $1K Apiece
a website this week to auction off vacant homes seized in tax foreclosures. There are 15 homes up for grabs right now, and one will be auctioned off each day starting May 5. The starting bid......

Mortgage Delinquencies Creep Up Again
Delinquencies in U.S. Fall Below 4% FHA Loans Post Higher Delinquencies, Foreclosures Consumers Put Mortgage Payoff Ahead of Other Debt  ...

Bid for a home with $1,000
vacant homes the city owns, all of them the result of tax-lien foreclosures . The auction begins May 5 on Buildingdetroit.org and is open only to Michigan residents. The winning bidders have......

Tax Q&A: We're renting a property. What can we deduct?
of years ago, and leased the home given the state of the housing market at the time. We still have interest, taxes, insurance and other expenses that we are paying on the property. We are told......

It's spring but home builders sing winter blues
for three months, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index released Tuesday. The index rose one point to 47 in April from a downwardly revised......

Rising Home Prices Press Down Affordability
single-family home price is $189,200, up 9 percent from year-ago levels. Mortgage rates have also been on the rise, up a full percentage point from year-ago levels. Meanwhile, income levels have......

Mortgage rates may trend higher in 2014
decision to "taper" its purchase of long-term Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities means mortgage rates are likely to rise this year, he says. Israelsen explains his outlook for the nation......

Fundtech, Under Risk Consent Decree, Promotes Risk Skills
since Fundtech, along with BServ, is under a consent decree from the FDIC and OCC for  “Operating without an internal auditor or an integrated risk-focused audit program, with no effective process......

Is the Easter Bunny bummed?
With readings on retail sales and the housing market due this week, we'll be focusing on two critically important segments of the economy. Meanwhile, an important holiday approaches for retailers:......