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Are large numbers of homeowners who have negotiated short sales with lenders at risk because of a startling omission in the American credit system? Do their credit reports and scores indicate that they were foreclosed upon, rather than having negotiated a...
WASHINGTON — Are large numbers of homeowners who have negotiated short sales with lenders at risk because of a startling omission in the American credit system? Do their credit reports and scores indicate that they were foreclosed upon, rather...
A stalled residential marina development in Blue Island has been purchased by a south suburban company that built its name rehabbing foreclosed homes. Tinley Park-based Mack Cos. acquired 27 acres at Fay's Point, on a peninsula between the Cal-Sag...
Receiving five offers in 48 hours for my parents' former home bowled me over, especially considering the real estate market we all just barely lived through. And these weren't just offers; they were great offers for the four-bedroom ranch house I grew...
Tags: Homes, Real Estate Sellers
The manager of an Allentown mortgage company who obtained fraudulent loans worth $1.5 million has pleaded guilty in federal court. Joel Tillett, 36, of Whitehall Township admitted to conspiracy and forging loan documents to ensure clients' mortgage...
Q: I own a condominium in an eight-unit building. I am preparing my unit for sale and my Realtor says that our association should get the building FHA approved so that prospective buyers who plan to use FHA-backed mortgages can be viable prospects. Can...
Most experts agree that the housing market is strengthening and could be the bright spot for the U.S. economy in 2013. Signs of the housing recovery are clear: home values and inventory levels have stabilized; interest rates on mortgages remain near all-...
There were 11,256 bottles of wine in the cellar of Antoine's Restaurant on the morning of Aug. 29 when Hurricane Katrina struck, some of them rare, most of them expensive and all of them ruined when the power failed, the air conditioning died and the...
Tags: Sales, Renovation, Premature Birth, Northbrook, Floods
Did you hear about the loan underwriter who demanded a letter from the borrower's doctor stating the borrower had been healed and his illness would not come back? How about the underwriter who wanted a verification of employment from the borrower who...
After about six months of looking, Richard Mallek and his wife, Susan, are ready to close on their first home, a three-bedroom sanctuary with old Florida charm in Boynton Beach, Fla. Before the couple began their search last summer, they paged through...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsSeven people in Wichita have been charged in a federal mortgage fraud case. An indictment alleged the scheme involved straw buyers and straw sellers, false loan applications and false supporting documentation submitted to lenders. Victims of the fraud...
The managers of an Allentown mortgage company told employees to forge pay stubs, employment histories and other documents to secure loans for borrowers to buy real estate that in many cases they could not afford, federal authorities allege. As a result,...
May 18, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 17, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 17, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
May 17, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 14, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 10, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
May 9, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 8, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 3, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 2, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 2, 2013 |Story| KWCH
May 1, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
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