Content about Subprime lending

June 7, 2011

A study released today by CoreLogic, a real estate data and analysis firm, indicates that 38% of homeowners who took out home equity loans on their houses were “underwater” at the end of the first quarter of 2011, compared with 18% of borrowers with no home equity loans. More than 40% (4.5 million) of all negative equity borrowers have home equity loans.

December 30, 2008

One year ago we made a few predictions about the home improvement industry. Some were...

December 14, 2008

When most magazines make predictions, they are long forgotten by the time actual events reveal...

October 5, 2008

“Secretary Paulson’s proposal for a $700 billion grant of power with no legislative oversight and...

March 11, 2008

The NAHB has requested Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac be provided with “the flexibility to...

February 10, 2008

Super Tuesday is over, but the presidential campaign is just beginning in earnest. At press...

February 7, 2008

Reform to the two main government-sponsored lending organizations has been a topic of debate in...

February 5, 2008

Presidential candidates and American politics faced a major event Tuesday when 24 states held primaries...

January 29, 2008

The news was grim, particularly in Florida, California, Michigan and Nevada. Still, some states saw...

January 13, 2008

This time last year, forecasts for the building industry were using words like “full recovery...

January 7, 2008

HCN takes a look at the housing recovery predictions from some of the country's top...

December 6, 2007

Builders said the “loan modification program” will help spur a quicker recovery of the housing...

November 19, 2007

An increase in condominium starts offsets the drop in single-family starts....

October 29, 2007

The National Association of Home Builders is forecasting 1.2 million housing starts in 2008 with...

October 7, 2007

A lot of people were talking about the economy at the 11th Annual ProDealer Conference,...

October 7, 2007

Bill Walton is one of us. The legendary UCLA center stunned the room with his...

September 23, 2007

Reading, England-based Wolseley, parent of Stock Building Supply and Ferguson, released preliminary year-end results this...

September 17, 2007

The rate of foreclosure is highest in Nevada, but California still leads with the highest...