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Mortgage delinquency rate spikes

WASHINGTON – The share of homeowners delinquent on their mortgage or in foreclosure hit a new record during the third quarter, according to industry data released Thursday, which also indicates …


Foreclosures hitting more people with prime loans

A rising proportion of fixed-rate home loans made to people with good credit are sinking into foreclosure, adding to concerns about the strength of the economic recovery.


Obama’s home-loan help questioned

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s effort to help homeowners avoid foreclosure may not achieve its goal of helping 3 million to 4 million borrowers and may simply delay mortgage defaults …


Mortgage relief sets in

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s $50 billion mortgage relief program is finally picking up speed after a sluggish and disappointing start: Nearly one in five eligible homeowners have been offered …


Mortgage woes hit record

WASHINGTON – With the recession throwing thousands of people out of work daily, more than 13 percent of American homeowners with a mortgage have fallen behind on their payments or …


Mortgage misfortunes keep rising

WASHINGTON – A record 12 percent of all U.S. mortgages were at least one payment behind or in the foreclosure process during the first three months of this year, a …


Mortgage rates may have bottomed

NEW YORK – Roger Wald recently discovered he would save $25,000 a year if he refinanced his five-year mortgage at 4.75 percent. Wald, an auto body repairman in Sarasota, Fla., …


Mortgage relief bill clears House

WASHINGTON – The House on Thursday passed legislation that would allow bankruptcy judges to modify the terms of troubled home mortgages, overcoming fierce financial industry opposition. The bill, a package …


Obama unveils foreclosure strategy

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration on Wednesday detailed its ambitious $275 billion plan to halt soaring foreclosures nationwide, outlining the financial incentives it’s offering investors, lenders and their bill collectors …


Several ways to qualify for mortgage aid

Between the $75 billion foreclosure plan President Barack Obama revealed on Wednesday and the $787 billion economic stimulus he signed a day earlier, the government is promising a range of …


Mortgage plan aims to stanch home loss

MESA, Ariz. – President Barack Obama unveiled a $75 billion foreclosure prevention program Wednesday aimed at arresting one of the root causes of the nation’s economic spiral by helping as …


Obama unveils $75 billion mortgage relief plan

Seeking to tackle “a crisis unlike any we’ve ever known,” President Barack Obama unveiled an ambitious $75 billion plan Wednesday to keep as many as 9 million Americans from losing …


Ginnie Mae thrives

BOSTON – Home foreclosures and market volatility are running high. So any investment even remotely connected to mortgages is the last place to look if you’re trying to protect your …


Mortgage renegotiator adds workers

A new Coeur d’Alene company has found a promising niche in mortgage loan modification just as Idaho and Washington officials are advising consumers to be cautious using such services. Apply …