Mortgage Applications Slide for Fourth Week
Purchase applications were at their lowest in 13 years last week, says the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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Post-Tax Credit Buyers May Save Money
Interest rates have fallen so dramatically since April 30th that delaying a purchase could save buyers a bundle over the long haul.
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Bankers Ignored Risks When Housing Boomed
Faulty risk models and an eagerness for profits skewed banks’ lending decisions during the housing boom, according to a University of Maryland study.
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10 Batches of Toxic Drywall Identified
An excessive amount of hydrogen sulfide is the culprit in the Chinese-made samples, a laboratory says.
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Retail Occupancy Recovery Expected in 2011
Vacancies reached 11 percent in the first quarter of the year, but the worst appears to be over as credit and capital begin to return.
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