All posts tagged "housing"
US New-Home Sales Tumble in January, Big Decline in West
WASHINGTON — Americans stepped back from buying new homes in January, as purchases plunged sharply in western states where prices are typically higher. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new-home sales fell 9.2 percent last month to...
- Posted February 24, 2016
Puerto Rico’s Lost Decade
A Series on Economic Decline Unbeknownst to the vast majority of Puerto Rico residents, a two-week partial government shutdown in May 2006 would mark the official beginning of the long-running economic contraction that hits its 10th anniversary...
- Posted February 18, 2016
Wells Fargo to Pay $1.2 Billion to Settle Home Loan Case
NEW YORK – Wells Fargo said it has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to settle a government lawsuit related to its Federal Housing Administration home mortgage program. The bank said Wednesday it reached the agreement earlier this...
- Posted February 3, 2016
US New-Home Sales Soar in December
WASHINGTON – Americans rushed to buy new homes in December at the strongest pace in 10 months, with 2015 marking the strongest year for this segment of the housing market since 2007. The Commerce Department said Wednesday...
- Posted January 27, 2016