Home owners in a Los Angeles suburb are getting their nearly $2,000 monthly mortgage paid for by allowing their home to be turned into a massive billboard, painted in orange and green.
President Obama is calling for $6 billion in his 2013 budget to expand home energy retrofits. Obama unveiled his $3.8 trillion budget for 2013 on Monday.
Home owners trump renters when it comes to finding someone to date, according to a new survey of 1,000 single people. More than a third of women and 18 percent of men would rather date a home owner than a renter, according to the survey, which was conducted on behalf of Trulia.
Four major banks have agreed to reimburse any military members found to have been wrongfully foreclosed upon in the last five years.
The Justice Department will oversee the reviews by the banks. The financial institutions involved are JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and Ally Financial.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it will offer nearly $1.8 billion to public housing authorities nationwide, allowing agencies to make large-scale improvements to public housing units.
The National Association of REALTORS® has come out against parts of President Obama’s proposed budget for 2012 that would limit itemized deductions, including the mortgage interest deduction, for wealthier households.
In the 12 months leading up to November 2010, the rash of snow storms that slammed the United States pushed snow blower sales beyond the sales of every other type of outdoor power equipment — including chain saws, trimmers, mowers, leaf blowers, and pressure washers, according to The NPD Group, a Port Washington, N.Y.-based market research company. Sales of snow blowers were up 24 percent in units and 14 percent in dollars.