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'10% Happier': Arianna Huffington
The co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post talks about her new book, "The Sleep Revolution," with ABC News' Dan Harris.
For 2017, Many See Higher Mortgage Rates, Home Sales, Prices
Buyers beware: 2017 is shaping up as a difficult year for homebuyers as they contend with the prospect of rising mortgage rates, a persistently low supply of homes for sale and more competition
Correction: Housing 2017-Outlook Story
In a story Jan. 4 about, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will increased the limit of the mortgages they will buy from lenders next year. The limit was increased on Jan. 1. A corrected version of the story is below: Mortgage rates , home sales and prices
Ohio Becomes 1st State to Ban Plywood on Vacant Properties
Boarded-up property will no longer be synonymous with blight in Ohio. The state became the first in the nation this week to outlaw the use of plywood on properties certified as vacant and abandoned. The prohibition was tucked into one of 28 bills signed Wednesday by Republican Gov. John Kasich . It
Excerpt: Ben Bernanke's 'The Courage to Act'
Excerpted from The Courage to Act: A Memoir of A Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben S. Bernanke. Copyright © 2015 by Ben S. Bernanke. With permission of the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Prologue: I Can Still Stop This . . . It was 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
How to Get Your Finances in Order Before You Buy a Home
To successfully buy a home these days, you'll need patience, resilience to rejection and sound financial planning. You don’t need to earn gobs of money to successfully purchase a home -- well, depending on your area. You do, however, need to have enough income left over after your proposed mortgage
Fannie Mae , Freddie Mac Bailout Risk Rising
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, entities that received $188 billion in bailout funds in 2008, are at risk again, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Obama Unveils Plan to Cut Federal Mortgage Rates
The economy is stirring gas prices are plunging. Stocks are near record levels and some good job numbers out today there's one sectors still lagging housing. Hello everyone I'm Michelle Franzen in New York President Obama has traveled the Phoenix Arizona. And is about to address that issue in just
Morning Money Memo… New Mortgage Lending Rules
A change in federal rules on mortgage loans could soon give a lift to the housing market. Regulators have agreed to drop a proposed requirement that borrowers make a 20% down payment to qualify for a low-interest, high-quality mortgage. Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are...