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Amerisave On the Hook for Alleged Mortgage Scheme

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Amerisave Mortgage to pay $19.3 million, alleging the lender scammed thousands of customers with a bait-and-switch mortgage-lending...

Survey: Buyers, Sellers ‘Not on the Same Page’

Home buyers and sellers are “not on the same page” when it comes to the state of the housing market, according to a new Redfin survey of 707 of its agents and partner agents across...

Developer Must Remove $1.8M Home on Parkland

A Rhode Island developer has been ordered to remove a $1.8 million waterfront home in Narragansett, R.I., that was mistakenly built on land owned by a park foundation. Four Twenty...

NAR Set to Vote on Core Organizational Standards

REALTOR® leaders meeting in Washington, D.C., this week are poised to vote on a proposed set of core standards—not for themselves but for the state, local, and territorial...

Fed Chair Sounds Cautionary Note On Housing

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen testified on Wednesday to lawmakers that a slowdown in housing could pose a risk to the economic recovery. “Readings on housing activity, a...

Condo Market on the Mend?

The condo market, which has been mostly stagnant in recent years, is showing signs of revival nationwide. “While still well below historical construction levels, the new interest in...

Where Rich Americans Have Their Eye on Real Estate

Home values internationally climbed 8.4 percent last year, marking the highest annual gain since 1995, according to the Knight Frank Global House Price Index. With more high-net-worth...

FHA Program Puts Ex-Home Owners on Track to Buy Again Sooner

Typically, home owners who lost their homes to a short sale or foreclosure are required to wait about 36 months before being able to purchase a primary residence again with a Federal...

Man Arrested After Attack on Tenn. Agent

A man was arrested after allegedly attacking a real estate agent who was showing him a home in Lincoln County, Tenn., on March 22. Scotty Bolin was taken into police custody in...

Investors Slowing Down on Buying Spree

Big institutional investors are getting away from buying single-family rental homes in bulk and are narrowing their focus to only a few markets for future purchases, CoStar Group...