DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is calling on three large mortgage companies to halt foreclosure proceedings in the state while he investigates problems with documents filed with the courts.
WASHINGTON - Applications for mortgages to buy homes rose last week to the highest level since May, while overall applications were down slightly.
RENO, Nev. - The number of homes with upside-down mortgages in the Reno-Sparks area has declined, but industry experts said the seemingly good news is more likely due to higher default and foreclosure activity, as opposed to a rebounding housing market.
WASHINGTON - Rates on 30-year mortgages climbed for the second straight week, but remain near the lowest level in decades.
WASHINGTON - Mortgage rates mostly edged up last week as investors' fears about the economy eased.
- Summary Box: Mortgage lending falls 1.5 pct
- Mortgage lending down 1.5 pct as rates inch up
- Scarcity of jobs puts more at risk of foreclosure
- Credit card debt drops to lowest level in 8 years
- Homes lost to foreclosure on track for 1M in 2010
- AP Analysis: Economic stress is easing more slowly
- May foreclosure rate steadies as banks hold back
- Mortgage delinquencies drag on economic recovery
- Mortgage delinquencies, foreclosures break records
- AP-GfK poll: Recession helps GOP against Democrats
- Take two: Gov't tries new fix for mortgage crisis
- Housing market's recovery appears at risk
- Governor candidate wants to open Mich. state bank
- Obama challenges GOP on health care, boosts Reid
- Obama turns town hall into big Reid endorsement
- Obama defends his economic policies in Las Vegas
- Foreclosures down in January, but surge on way?
- AP analysis: US economic stress hit a peak in Dec.
- Obama: Big opportunities for businesses to grow
- Obama to meet with small and community bankers
- Bailout watchdog: Crisis response worked, somewhat
- RI Senate to examine struggling state economy
- RI Senate plans forum on struggling state economy
- Business events scheduled for the coming week
- Foreclosures hitting more people with good credit
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