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Investors are using court orders to force the sale of properties with multiple owners

It starts with a knock on the door and an offer to buy, but it can end up in...

US housing starts jumped in January, despite signs of larger slowdown

Single-family housing starts posted a big gain in January amid continuing signs of a larger housing market slowdown across...

The wealthy are increasingly ditching vacation homes for lavish resorts

Wealthy jet-setters are increasingly trading vacation homes for pricey resort stays. In the winter version of “summering” abroad, luxury...

Should seniors take the rap for the gap in homeownership by millennials?

Are senior homeowners preventing millennials from buying houses? Could the decisions of millions of older owners to “age in...

Mortgage servicing demand jumps across US amid housing slowdown

Amid the recent nationwide housing market slowdown, there has been a jump in demand for servicing mortgage payments. Mortgage...

Federal Reserve holds interest rate, stresses “patience” on future hikes

The Federal Reserve has decided hold interest rates steady for the first time in more than a year. The...

Buyers using an LLC might get a tax break — if they can prove safety concerns

New Yorkers who buy property under an LLC for security reasons might be eligible for a tax break. The...

Homebuilder Hovnanian, facing years-old debt, could get stock delisted

Hovnanian Enterprises, one of the country’s largest homebuilders, took on loads of debt to acquire companies and land more...

What housing slowdown? Lennar’s stock rises after homebuilder reports uptick in potential buyers

Lennar, the country’s biggest homebuilder, missed analysts expectations for sales and new home orders in the fourth quarter, but its stock still jumped. The...

Lennar manipulated data to make borrowers qualified for home mortgages: whistleblower lawsuit

A mortgage lending subsidiary of homebuilding giant Lennar has been hit with a whistleblower suit, alleging it provided loans to unqualified borrowers and manipulated...

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