Mortgages Harder Than Ever to Obtain

Mortgages have become notoriously difficult to obtain, even among some of the most creditworthy borrowers, and lending standards are unlikely to be eased any time soon, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Study Shows Link Between Poor Health and Poor Neighborhoods

A new study has given more weight to the notion that the area in which you life can seriously impact your overall health. As part of a large experiment that began over a decade ago, a number of low-income women living in public accommodation in the cities of Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and New

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Freddie Mac and HUD Provide Irene Victims with Mortgage Relief

Homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Irene are to be offered assistance by Freddie Mac, following the massive damage resulting from flooding caused by the storm. Freddie Mac announced that it would offer homeowners impacted by Irene a period of forbearance on their mortgage repayments up to one year, in addition to a 12 month

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US Home Prices Predicted To Climb

According to the Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Shaun Donovan, home prices in the US could begin to rise as soon as the third quarter. Donovan was speaking on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ program at the weekend, and said “It’s very unlikely that we will see a significant further decline. The real question is

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