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Encuesta: Muchos compradores de vivienda por primera vez carecen de conocimientos básicos sobre hipotecas

Desde el Washington Post:  A pesar de los esfuerzos de los asesores de vivienda, agentes de Bienes Raices, hipotecarias y la Oficina de Protección Financiera al Consumidor (CFPB), muchos estadounidenses carecen de los conocimientos básicos de las hipotecas y el proceso de compra de casa. A recent survey by FreeandClear.com, un sitio que ofrece la educación hipoteca, encontrado que 20 percent of borrowers think it is impossible to buy […]

7 signs that you’re ready to buy your first home

From MoneyTips: Durante años, que ha estado soñando sobre la compra de su primera casa y ahora usted está debatiendo la toma de medidas. ¿Estás listo para entrar en el mercado de compra de vivienda? Tenga en cuenta estas siete señales antes de dar el paso. 1. Having job security — Mortgage loan approvals require a steady regular income. Is your employment situation secure […]

Los contenedores para transporte podrían albergar a personas sin hogar en Silicon Valley

From USA Today: A Silicon Valley real estate developer has a new fix for the region’s growing homeless problem: shipping containers. Billionaire mogul John Sobrato wants to build 200 micro-apartments for the homeless and low-income families on a 2.5-acre plot of city-owned land in Santa Clara, Calif., three miles south of Levi’s Stadium, home to the […]

El dilema Gentrification

Gentrification in America Report How do you find the right balance between neighborhood improvement, with the accompanying rise in property values, and retention of both lower-income residents and the community’s distinctive culture? According to one analysis on the Governing website, nearly 20 percent of neighborhoods with lower incomes and home values experienced gentrification since 2000—more […]

Consejería Nacional de Mitigación de ejecución de una hipoteca

More than two million homeowners helped by the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program Washington, D.C. — NeighborWorks America announced that more than 2 million homeowners facing foreclosure have received much-needed counseling thanks to the Congressionally-funded National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program. “At a time when the foreclosure crisis has moved from the top of the […]

Semana de Protección al Consumidor

Protecting consumers from scams and fraud Scams, frauds and shady business practices are on the rise, resulting in more than 3 million people filing complaints with the Federal Trade Commission in 2015. During National Consumer Protection Week, take a look at some of the ways consumers can be educated and kept safe from fraud and deception.

Mayores rurales

Partnership between NeighborWorks America, Wells Fargo makes rural homes ‘safe and sound’ In rural and small town communities across America, rehab and weatherization programs are a critical resource for families struggling to stay in safe, sustainable and affordable homes. Residents are challenged with high rates of single-family homeownership combined with an aging housing stock, relative […]