President Donald Trump’s recently released “skinny” budget, while a long way from being enacted, is a step in the direction of fulfilling his campaign promises.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Experian and its subsidiaries $3 million for deceiving consumers about the use of credit scores it sold to consumers.
Reps. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Richard Neal (D-MA) have introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017, designed to strengthen the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program to serve the country’s most vulnerable families.
Low-income senior citizens living at the 70-unit Rolfe House in downtown Lynn will see affordability extended for at least 20 years as a result of $6.5 million in MassHousing financing.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief in federal court on Friday, March 17, challenging the constitutionality of the structure of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered Nationstar Mortgage LLC to pay a $1.75 million civil penalty last week for violating the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act by consistently failing to report accurate data about mortgage transactions for 2012 through 2014.
After what is often a long search, condominium buyers know that they’re getting their piece of The American Dream. What they should know – but often don’t – is that living in a condo can be very different
A report released today from CoreLogic, a global property information and analytics firm, concludes that nearly 7.8 million homes were lost nationwide in the decade following the peak of the U.S. foreclosure crisis.
New home mortgage applications were up 2.2 percent in February, compared to February 2016, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Builder Application Survey.
This week Banker & Tradesman looked at which real estate agencies and mortgage lenders did the most business in some of the busier, more expensive Boston suburbs.
Denise Price isn’t afraid to start something difficult from scratch.
A new bill seeks to expand the Housing Credit by 50 percent and provide new incentives that would allow affordable housing developers to better serve the lowest income families with the greatest needs, including those who are homeless.
Zillow released an interesting report this week: The nationwide property information firm studied dozens of metropolitan areas and determined that listing a home in late spring yields a higher sale
Every market requires agents to have a deep depth of knowledge in order to be successful, but the luxury market demands an even deeper bench.
The Connecticut Chapter of the Appraisal Institute has issued a call to action for Massachusetts appraisers regularly cross the border for work, asking them to oppose a bill being considered by that state’s legislature.
Members of the Worcester Anti Foreclosure Team say they intend to file a brief in the Appeals Court alleging systematic denial of copies of audio recordings by the Worcester Housing Court today.
Homeowner spending on remodeling is expected to see healthy growth through 2025, according to a biennial report released today by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Sky-high Boston rents make it difficult for even Millennials with good jobs to save money. As Greater Boston home prices continue to rise, many of these young homebuyers have to rely on gift money for part or all of their down payment.
Tim Sullivan grew up in Brookline and attended the same schools his children do today. He has spent most of his career working in public service on issues of housing. Now the executive director of MassHousing, he and his team spend their time on creative projects to increase housing opportunities in the state.
In New England and beyond, many people talk about “The Cape” as if Massachusetts only had one.