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Will The Federal Government Make A Good Landlord?

With hundreds of thousands of Americans defaulting on their mortgages, there’s been increased demand for rentals. So while home prices are going down for the past four years, rent is going up. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have thousands of … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Help Only Delaying Inevitable?

The Washington Post writes March 15 that the president’s help package may only prolong uncertainty. Bush’s private lenders and nonprofit organizations assembled by the Treasury Department, called Hope Now, is streamlining the process for refinancing, modifying mortgages for distressed homeowners … Continue reading

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