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U.S. Orders Up To A Yearlong Break On Mortgage Payments

2020-03-20T06:39:51-07:00

The federal government is telling lenders to lower or suspend mortgage payments for homeowners who have lost income because of the coronavirus outbreak. Mike Segar/Reuters Updated at 2:49 p.m. ET on March 19, 2020 Homeowners who have lost income or their jobs because of the coronavirus outbreak are getting some relief. Depending on their situation, [...]

U.S. Orders Up To A Yearlong Break On Mortgage Payments2020-03-20T06:39:51-07:00

Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good

2019-06-09T10:11:59-07:00

By Nellie Bowles Ms. Bowles is a technology reporter for The New York Times. Screens used to be for the elite. Now avoiding them is a status symbol. SAN FRANCISCO — Bill Langlois has a new best friend. She is a cat named Sox. She lives on a tablet, and she makes him so happy [...]

Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good2019-06-09T10:11:59-07:00

CAR: Rise in California housing affordability remains steady

2019-05-17T06:48:47-07:00

By Candyd Mendoza Housing in California has become more affordable in the first quarter due to low mortgage interest rates, higher income levels, and cooler home prices this spring, the California Association of Realtors said. CAR’s Traditional Housing Affordability Index (HAI) showed that 32% of homebuyers could afford to purchase a median-priced, existing single-family home [...]

CAR: Rise in California housing affordability remains steady2019-05-17T06:48:47-07:00