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Tuesday, October 25th, 2011, 10:33 am In the first few sentences of the latest earnings report from Swiss bank UBS AG (UBS: 12.62 +0.40%), the firm reports that it is one of the most capitalized banks in the world. However, deep within the report is the declaration that UBS is involved in the ear...
11/02/2011
Baby boomers who plan to move for retirement are looking for smaller, affordable homes that are easily accessible to medical care and near their family, finds a new poll of more than 1,000 adults born between 1946 and 1964 conducted by Associated Press-LifeGoesStrong.com.  Baby boomers who make m...
11/02/2011
Apartment rents and occupancies are nearing record highs as demand increases, particularly among former home owners who have faced foreclosure and are now forced to rent than buy. Nationwide, 1.5 million new rental households are expected in 2011 -- which would be a record number, according to Gr...
11/02/2011
Mortgage applications for home purchases and refinancing increased last week, as more buyers and home owners rushed to take advantage of ultra-low interest rates. Mortgage applications for purchase -- a gauge for future home buying -- jumped 6.4 percent last week, according to the Mortgage Banker...
11/02/2011
Rising rents are forcing renters to outspend home owners on housing costs, according to a new study.  Since 2005, home owners’ housing expenses have climbed from 31.9 percent of their household budget to 33.2 percent. On the other hand, in that same time period, renters’ expenses have jumped from...
11/02/2011
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011 More studies are pointing to how foreclosures can hurt home owner’s health.  In the most recent study, home owners aged 50 and older who were unable to make their mortgage payments were found to have high rates of depression and a “higher likelih...
10/26/2011
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011 Energy industry representatives are increasingly making an offer to home owners across the country: Let us drill for your natural gas on your land, and we’ll pay you for the lease.  The offer is increasingly being made to home owners in Texas, Pe...
10/26/2011
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011 The National Association of REALTORS®' red, white, and blue Home Ownership Matters Bus recently stopped in Phoenix on the way to NAR's Conference & Expo meeting in Anaheim, Calif., to protest the possibility that Congress could eliminate the mort...
10/26/2011
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011, 9:00 am The Federal Housing Finance Agency plan to allow more borrowers to refinance into lower-rate mortgages brought plenty of analysis from the industry about the plan's merits. As part of the plan, the FHFA removed the 125% loan-to-value ceiling for Fannie Mae and...
10/26/2011
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011, 9:02 am Allstate lost momentum in federal court Monday when a judge barred much of the insurer's RMBS claims againstCountrywide. U.S. District Court Judge Mariana Pfaelzer out of the Central District of California dismissed Allstate's federal claims against the subpri...
10/26/2011
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