| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Three Marylanders have been indicted for mortgage fraud related to homes in Baltimore's Reservoir Hill neighborhood, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Kimberly Eileen McMillian, 45, of Baltimore, Olutoyin Oladosu, 53, of Lanham, and Glenroy Emanuel...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Deatrice S. Besong says it feels like winning the lottery: Her mortgage servicer recently agreed to reduce her loan by $249,000 next year, saving her $300 a month and erasing the debt overhang that has her owing far more than her house is worth.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells Point, was sold at auction for $3.9 million Thursday to mortgage holder 1st Mariner Bank.
Bidding for the South Caroline Street hotel, restaurant and cafe-market opened at $2.5 million, said Bradd...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Checks totaling more than $15 million will be sent beginning next week to more than 10,000 Maryland mortgage borrowers, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Wednesday.
The checks, roughly $1,480 each, will be sent between June 10 and June 17 to...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:10 AM
As the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Bros. bankruptcy and the collapse of the mortgage market approaches, Americans are still struggling to cope with the consequences of the Great Recession. More than 4 million households have lost their homes to...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Federal prosecutors across the country have charged more than 500 people with crimes related to mortgage fraud as part of a year-long program that ended last month, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
The Distressed Homeowner...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Several unscrupulous companies are circulating materials in the Baltimore area that are aimed at taking advantage of homeowners, according to St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a Baltimore charity that counsels home buyers and people facing foreclosure....
| Oct 11, 2012
"Now Gov. Romney believes that with even bigger tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations on Wall Street, all of us will prosper. In other words, he'd double down on the same trickle-down policies that led to the crisis in the first place." --...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Thousands of consumers have complained to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about loan servicing and loan modification problems. Gripes include mistakes by servicers in applying payments, trouble fixing errors, an overabundance of paper work and...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Surveys indicate that men tend to handle the investments for the family. But when it comes to managing other money matters, women might be the better choice.
Experian, one of the top three credit reporting agencies, reported that men have more debt,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:39 PM
At the recent Governor's Housing Conference in Baltimore, the blue logo of a house with rays of light emanating from behind the roof was ubiquitous.
It's the emblem of one of the conference's main sponsors, Enterprise, and to the roughly 800 people in...