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  • Case-Shiller index shows third month of home-price increases

     
    Home prices in major U.S. cities increased in June for the third consecutive month, according to a closely watched index. But such upticks are often seasonal and home prices could begin declining again if demand remains weak. The Standard &......
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates scrape bottom again

     
    Freddie Mac: The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.22% early this week, the same as the week before, while the rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage dropped from 3.44% to 3.39%....
  • Pending home sales fall in July

     
    The number of purchase contracts signed on previously owned houses declined in July, according to industry data, the latest sign the nation's housing market remains troubled. The National Assn. of Realtors’ pending home sales index fell to 89.7 last...
  • Fixed mortgage rates up a bit; 5-year hybrid loan at record low

     
    Fixed mortgage rates edged back up this week from record lows, but a popular type of variable-rate loan remained in record territory, according to Freddie Mac's weekly survey of lenders. Five-year hybrid adjustable loans, which have a fixed rate for......
  • Central California man accused of defrauding real estate investors

     
    Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles have charged a Central California man with fraud and money laundering for allegedly defrauding investors in three real estate development projects....
  • Delinquent loans on the rise again, a grim sign for housing

     
    Delinquent loans are on the rise again, Mortgage Bankers Assn. says, and officials at the trade group fear the sluggish economy is creating another group of distressed borrowers....
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac replacements still uncertain, Treasury says

     
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: A Treasury official denied the Obama administration had settled on a plan for dealing with seized housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
  • Consumer Confidential: Mortgage rates fall; Martha settles suits

     
    Fixed mortgage rates are at or near record lows. Freddie Mac says the average rate for the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.32% this week from 4.39%. There's been a settlement in lawsuits filed by three people who had parts of fingers snipped off by...
  • Consumer Confidential: Pay TV, check cashing, federal rentals

     
    Here's your wink-wink Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --One way that people are adjusting to these tough economic times is by cutting the pay-TV cord. Viewers are canceling or forgoing cable and satellite TV subscriptions in......
  • Obama on debt rating: 'Markets will rise and fall'; and they do

     
    Democrat says Democrats and Republicans need to come together on deficit reduction, urges more spending....
  • Number of borrowers winning foreclosure relief inches up in June

     
    Mortgage relief program: The number of troubled borrowers gaining permanent mortgage relief from the administration's main foreclosure assistance program inched up just 3.7% from May to June, the government said Friday....