Fed moves to curb housing abuses

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The U.S. central bank recommends new rules to limit compensation for mortgage brokers and clarify risks for borrowers. July 23, 2009: 11:36 AM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Federal Reserve Board Thursday recommended new disclosure rules for homeowners and compensation guidelines for mortgage brokers to correct some abuses of the recent runaway housing market. Prospective […]

Foreclosure listings fall to 5-month low in Central Texas

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Postings remain higher than in ’08, but drop is welcome, analysts say. AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, July 17, 2009 Residential foreclosures for the Aug. 4 auction are at a five-month low in Central Texas, reflecting a trend in other parts of Texas, according to data from Foreclosure Listing Service Inc. On Thursday, experts cautioned against reading […]

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

REALTORS® SAY HOUSING INCENTIVES HELP ECONOMY, SMALL BUSINESSES Washington, July 15, 2009 Having a sound and well-functioning real estate sector is critical to our country’s economic growth and development, as well as the growth and sustainability of many small businesses, according to the National Association of Realtors®. In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House […]

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Central Texas home sales showing signs of a pickup By Shonda Novak| Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 02:43 PM Central Texas’ new-home builders started nearly 35 percent fewer homes in the second quarter than a year earlier and closed 36 percent fewer sales, new figures show. However, there are signs the market may be picking up […]

Real Estate Trends in Texas

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

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