Lawmakers push for crackdown on rent to own housing schemes

Lawmakers and housing authorities are pushing for regulators to stop investment firms engaging in what they say is a predatory business of selling run down homes “as is” through rent-to-own schemes

Short Sale Fraud – Another Real Estate Agent Jailed

A female real estate agent from Connecticut has been sent to prison after admitting her role in an elaborate short sale fraud which is just the latest in a string of cases to hit the headlines in recent months. Norwalk resident Anna McElaney, 38, was given eight months jail time and a three-year supervision order

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Woman Gets 4 Years in Prison for Real Estate Scheme

A woman in Putnam County, West Virginia is on her way to federal prison after being sentenced for her part in a real estate fraud scheme.  The mortgage fraud involved$ 2.3 million dollars in a housing subdivision called Stonegage in Hurricane, West Virginia, a town with a popular of less than 6,000.  The woman, Deborah

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