The Federal Communications Commission in late 2010 issued what it calls net neutrality rules, intended to prevent Internet service providers—typically broadband companies like Comcast and AT&T—from giving preference to a particular Web site or type of content.
In a long-awaited shift, Wells Fargo is providing FHA mortgages to borrowers with credit scores as low as 500. The move comes after the National Association of Realtors® and FHA Commissioner David Stevens, among others late last year, criticized the country’s major banks for requiring credit scores as high as 650 in some...
The Court of Appeals of Texas ruled, affirming the trial court on a real estate brokerage who purchased a property for its own investment portfolio and sold it for a profit didn't breach its fiduciary duty to a client who also wanted the property.
As regulators write the rules for the Wall Street reform law, there are questions about whether NAR's hard-won exemption for so-called "qualified residential mortgages" will be as effective at keeping markets liquid.
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a long-running antitrust lawsuit against a group of brokerages, ruling they didn’t conspire to harm a discount brokerage in their market area.
All Bethany Moore did was open an e-mail that appeared to be from UPS and click on an attachment about a supposed lost package. Now she’s fighting to save her small escrow company in Southern California from financial ruin.
President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, a 2,300-page bill that increases regulatory oversight of financial institutions and creates a new bureau to watch out for Americans’ financial interests. What does it mean for you?
Consumers across the country say their agent earned their heartfelt gratitude by taming what they feared would be a confusing, frustrating, and even risky process. But the opposite is also true, with some consumers questioning whether their agent had their interests at heart.