Residential Real Estate
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.
Cash sales accounted for 33.1 percent of total nationwide home sales in December 2016, down 1.3 percent year over year from December 2015, according to a recent report from CoreLogic.
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.
MassHousing has awarded $210,000 to help create or renovate 87 affordable housing units for men and women in recovery in Boston and Brockton.
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.
Florence Bank, NAI Hunneman and Sagan Realtors are among the associations announcing changes to personnel in this week’s roundup.
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
The Trump administration may not be fond of FHA-insured mortgages – the president canceled a cut in fees for new loan applicants as one of his first official actions – but Millennial home buyers apparently are big fans.
President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants.
Wells Fargo & Co., Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc. and Deutsche Bank AG have reached a $165 million class-action settlement over their underwriting for the now-bankrupt subprime lender NovaStar Mortgage Inc.
Massachusetts received a failing grade in a new national report assessing lead pipe disclosure policies in the states.
Lawrence-based developer Lupoli Cos. has teamed up with Boston Interiors and digital studio Neoscape as it markets its conversion of the former Thorndike Street mill into a 152-unit mixed-use complex.
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.
BankFive, KeyBank and Jack Conway are featured in this week’s personnel roundup.
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.
It could be a boon for some homebuyers – their credit scores will get a surprise boost – but worrisome for mortgage lenders, landlords and others who depend on credit reports to evaluate their potential customers.
- CFPB Imposes Largest HMDA Fine To Date Against Nationstar Mortgage
- Quincy Developer Buys Bank Branches In Somerville, East Boston
- Flaherty Takes Top Honor At CBA Awards Ceremony
- Tyngsboro Retail Center Sold For $6.2M
- Goodwin Office Tower Sold For $447M