Tag Archives: home owners

More Home Owners on the Move

Home owners are moving again: After hitting a record low last year, the national home mover rate increased from a record low of 11.6 percent in 2011 to 12 percent in 2012, the U.S....

Home Owners Get Better on Mortgage Payments

More home owners are finding their mortgages more manageable as fewer home owners default on their mortgage, according to Standard & Poor’s and Experian credit data. This marks...

More Home Owners Lifted From Underwater

As values rise, more home owners are finding equity in their houses again, surfacing after being underwater on their mortgage for the past few years, according to the latest data from...

More Home Owners Take on House Projects Themselves

A new survey shows that the tighter economy has prompted more home owners to tackle do-it-yourself house projects — everything from “plumbing, painting, and home cleaning,”...

Has the Housing Market Finally Reached Bottom?

If home buyers or home owners are waiting for the housing market to hit bottom before acting, they may have already missed it. “The crash is over,” Mark Zandi, chief economist for...

Storm Chaser Scammers Prey on Home Owners

Following a violent storm or tornado, home owners are left to pick up the pieces and find ways to put their homes back together. And insurance executives and legislators are warning...

Number of Underwater Home Owners Grows

Nearly 23 percent of home owners owe more on their houses than they are currently worth, according to new data from the last three months of 2011 released by CoreLogic. More...

$26 Billion Deal Could Offer Relief to Home Owners

After months of tense negotiations, the nation’s five largest banks and state and government officials have agreed to a $26 billion settlement aimed at holding banks accountable for...

Home Owners Rent Out Driveways for Extra Cash

Home owners looking to earn extra money are turning to their largest asset — their home — to increase their cash flow. ...

Gov’t Announces More Refinancing Program Details

This week, the federal government released more details about its revamped Home Affordable Refinance Program, which sets out to allow more home owners to refinance their mortgage and...