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LIBOR Proposals Unlikely to Affect US Borrowers Soon

LIBOR Proposals Unlikely to Affect US Borrowers Soon

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A proposal to revamp the London Interbank Offered Rate, or LIBOR, could restore some confidence in the global interest rate that is widely used for bond yields and mortgage rates in the U.S., analysts say.The Brit…

LIBOR Proposals Unlikely to Affect US Borrowers Soon

LIBOR Proposals Unlikely to Affect US Borrowers Soon

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A proposal to revamp the London Interbank Offered Rate, or LIBOR, could restore some confidence in the global interest rate that is widely used for bond yields and mortgage rates in the U.S., analysts say.The Brit…

New Home Prices Rise to Five-Year High

New Home Prices Rise to Five-Year High

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New home sales last month stayed almost even with July at 373,000, the Commerce Department reported on Wednesday.  But in more promising news for the housing market, the median price of a new home jumped to a five…

Home Prices Rise, Spurred by Low Interest Rates

Home Prices Rise, Spurred by Low Interest Rates

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Home prices rose again in July as builders reported increased orders.  The S&P/Case-Shiller showed an increase of 1.6 percent for the month in its 20-city home-price index.Average home prices increased by 1….

San Francisco Proposes Tiniest Apartments

San Francisco Proposes Tiniest Apartments

Photos.com/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — If you’ve already been storing your extra shoes in your oven because your studio apartment is too small to live in, just take this into consideration.In San Francisco, the minimum size for a residence is already …

Philadelphia Officials Disapprove of Man Who Spent $20,000 to Clean City Lot

Philadelphia Officials Disapprove of Man Who Spent $20,000 to Clean City Lot

http://nakedphilly.com(NEW YORK) — A man who spent $20,000 to clean up a rubbish-strewn and weed-filled lot next to his Philadelphia coffee shop is now in trouble with the city for supposedly putting public safety at risk. Ori Feibush, owner of OCF Re…

US Indexes Remain Flat; Home Builders Index Jumps

US Indexes Remain Flat; Home Builders Index Jumps

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. stock markets were essentially flat Tuesday. The Dow ended the day only slightly higher, while the S&P and Nasdaq inched lower. The Dow added 12 points, closing at 13,564.64.  The S&P and Nasdaq los…

Wells Fargo Mistakenly Cleans Out Retired Couple’s Home Twice

Wells Fargo Mistakenly Cleans Out Retired Couple’s Home Twice

Courtesy Pat Tjosaas(NEW YORK) — Alvin and Pat Tjosaas, a retired couple in Woodland Hills, Calif., had the bad luck of having their home mistaken for a neighboring foreclosed home and being cleared by contractors hired by Wells Fargo — not once but …

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The ex-wife of a software executive lost a $4.68 million down payment on a New York City home after a judge ruled unfinished floors, and lack of heat, hot water and uninstalled closet rods were not good reasons to pu…

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Woman Loses $4.68M Down Payment on NYC Apartment

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The ex-wife of a software executive lost a $4.68 million down payment on a New York City home after a judge ruled unfinished floors, and lack of heat, hot water and uninstalled closet rods were not good reasons to pu…

Existing Home Sales Jump in July

Existing Home Sales Jump in July

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The housing market is on a slow road to recovery.Sales of existing homes climbed 2.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.47 million in July, according to the National Association of Realtors.  Ho…

Home Sales and Goods Orders Most Likely Increased in July

Home Sales and Goods Orders Most Likely Increased in July

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – Economists said ahead of reports this week that home sales and durable goods orders most likely increased in July, indicating that the country is beginning to strengthen after a slowdown in the second quarter, Bl…

Tiger Woods Takes a Hit and Other Celebrities Who Sold Homes at a Loss

Tiger Woods Takes a Hit and Other Celebrities Who Sold Homes at a Loss

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tiger Woods’ strong start in the 2012 PGA Championships may be making up for the fact that he recently sold his condo in Corona del Mar, Calif., at a loss.The PGA champion sold his home, which he bought for $3 millio…

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