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Mortgage bailout not over, FHA to draw $1.7 billion

The negatives, however, are that the FHA is making far fewer loans today due to tighter underwriting and higher fees. That means it is making less money, even though its newer loans are performing extremely well. The estimates for the … Continue reading

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More Homeowners Become Accidental Landlords

Arati Patel built a house in Greenville, SC in 2007, but when she was forced to move to Washington, DC for a new job, she knew she couldn’t sell it for enough, so she put it up for rent. In … Continue reading

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What to Expect From Toll Brothers Earnings

For fiscal year 2013, analysts are estimating earnings of 88 cents per share, but those estimates have been shrinking due to concerns over the broader economy. “I think it will be a pretty good report for Toll. The high-end and … Continue reading

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Sand and Surf Help Spur Real-Estate Revival

BY JIM CARLTON SANTA MONICA, Calif.—Office occupancy rates in this seaside city have soared in an otherwise lackluster Los Angeles market, fueled by an entertainment-industry expansion. The move is part of an uneven recovery in the property market benefiting certain … Continue reading

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