Tags » Mortgage Crisis

RBS To Pay $1.1 Billion to U.S. Regulator Over Claims it Mis-sold Mortgage Bonds

(New York) – Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later failed, the U.S. 30 more words

Business

RBS To Pay $1.1 Billion to U.S. Regulator Over Claims it Mis-sold Mortgage Bonds

(New York) – Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later failed, the U.S. 30 more words

Business Blog

RBS to Pay $1.1 Billion to U.S. Regulator Over Claims it Missold Mortgage Bonds

(New York) – Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later failed, the U.S. 336 more words

House Flipping Is at a 6-Year High

This piece originally appeared on Money.com.

House flipping. the practice where the same home is sold twice in a 12-month period, is at a six-year high, according to data from… 249 more words

Luxury

Millions of American Homeowners Are Still Reeling From the Housing Crisis

It’s been five years since America’s housing crisis officially ended, but nearly six million American homeowners still underwater on their mortgages, a new report finds. 203 more words

Real Estate

Take a Load Off Fannie - Salvaging the Mortgage Giants Without Bankrupting the Taxpayers

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac own or guarantee nearly half the $12 trillion U.S. mortgage market. Not long ago, they were the darlings of Wall Street, ranking next to U.S. 2,560 more words

Community Glue: differentiating urban communities by their social emphasis

Since leaving college in Atlanta and “going West, young man!”, I’ve lived in the San Francisco Bay Area and Portland, the former a lot longer than the latter (15 vs. 1,038 more words

Sustainability