Hawaii Passes U.S. Toughest Foreclosure Law

By Kevin Chiu Hawaii lawmakers followed hard hit Nevada to become only the second state in the nation to approve one of the toughest foreclosure consumer aid laws in the U.S., passing the bill as the legislature closed its latest session. Senate Bill 651 is touted as a windfall for consumers, requiring mortgage lenders to… Continue reading Hawaii Passes U.S. Toughest Foreclosure Law

Home Price Index Shows Six Month Drop

By Mike Colpitts Home prices dropped for six straight months in the U.S., declining by 5.7% on average in January compared to a year earlier, despite the federal governments home buyer tax credit, according to Core Logic. The real estate research firm gathers mortgage data for the lending industry. The drop represented a 1% higher… Continue reading Home Price Index Shows Six Month Drop