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Wall Street Big Wigs Buying Up Foreclosures

Wall Street Big Wigs Buying Up Foreclosures

UrbanTurf Staff | March 19th 2012

A few Wall Street firms are lining up to buy up foreclosed properties with the intention of renting them out, The Wall Street Journal reported this... read »

Mortgage Rates Below 4 Percent For Three Months

Mortgage Rates Below 4 Percent For Three Months

UrbanTurf Staff | March 8th 2012

Long-term mortgage rates dropped this week, and have now been below 4 percent for three straight months. ... read »

Obama Reduces Refinance Fees For FHA Loans

Obama Reduces Refinance Fees For FHA Loans

UrbanTurf Staff | March 6th 2012

In an effort to allow more homeowners to refinance, the Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it would be lowering refinancing fees on FHA... read »

A Home From Ikea for $86,500

A Home From Ikea for $86,500

UrbanTurf Staff | March 2nd 2012 | 3 Comments

Ikea has long been seen as a savior for those looking to furnish their house on the cheap. Now, the Swedish company is offering a whole house on the... read »

3.9: Mortgage Rates Settle Back Down

3.9: Mortgage Rates Settle Back Down

UrbanTurf Staff | March 1st 2012

For the past several weeks, mortgage rates have been flirting with going back above 4 percent, but have yet to do so. ... read »

Live in MJ’s Home For Just $29 Million

Live in MJ’s Home For Just $29 Million

UrbanTurf Staff | February 29th 2012

The world's greatest basketball player has listed his Highland Park mansion for a cool $29 million, according to The Wall Street Journal. ... read »

FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums to Increase on April 1

FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums to Increase on April 1

UrbanTurf Staff | February 28th 2012

FHA-backed loans will get a little bit pricier in about a month. ... read »

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Fall Nationally and in Chicago

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Fall Nationally and in Chicago

UrbanTurf Staff | February 28th 2012

The latest Case-Shiller report for December shows that home prices dropped across the country, and in the Chicago area. ... read »

DC Report: DSK Owes Big in Overdue Taxes on DC Townhouse

DC Report: DSK Owes Big in Overdue Taxes on DC Townhouse

UrbanTurf Staff | February 27th 2012

All of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's bad habits, including not paying property taxes, seem to be coming to light. ... read »

Study: 27% of “Working Households” in Chicago Pay More Than Half of Income Toward Housing

Study: 27% of “Working Households” in Chicago Pay More Than Half of Income Toward Housing

UrbanTurf Staff | February 27th 2012

According to a study released by the Center for Housing Policy, housing costs have become more of a burden on middle class Americans in the past... read »

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