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HECAT Funding Awards Announced

October 4, 2010

The State of Minnesota is unique in that we are the only state in the country with a dedicated pool of funds that provides financial support to eligible non-profit organizations to deliver a variety of...

Foreclosure Suspensions in Minnesota?

September 30, 2010

UDPATE:  Bank of America & PNC have halted foreclosures in ALL 50 states, including Minnesota.  If other lenders join them, we’ll update this blog post. Recently a number of stories have hit the media...

New Fannie Mae Forbearance Program for Military Families

September 27, 2010

Fannie Mae has announced plans to give military families a break on their mortgage payments if they are struggling because of the death or injury of a service member. Fannie says its “Unique Hardship”...

Foreclosures Are Getting Worse

September 20, 2010

As we’ve highlighted on this blog before (here and here, for example) Minnesota is NOT out of the woods yet, and will continue to see elevated numbers of foreclosures for quite a while. On...

Fannie Mae's National Housing Survey

September 17, 2010

Fannie Mae has released the latests findings of their National Housing Survey that polled homeowners and renters between June 2010 and July 2010. These findings were compared to a similar survey released in April  (See the...

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