Planting a gifted tree is a symbolic way for a young couple to begin their married life.
With low home inventory at all price points, our market is exceedingly attractive to homeowners looking to sell.
HELENA — Bank of America’s mortgage lending practices have come under scrutiny nationally, both in the number of complaints filed with a federal agency and in sworn affidavits by some former employees in a lawsuit.
HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a mortgage dispute between a Meagher County couple and Bank of America over allegedly fraudulent dealings by the bank.
Homeowners facing foreclosure can get free professional counseling through a new program financed by five major lending institutions.
WASHINGTON — As home prices rose in the second quarter, millions of borrowers regained equity, according to recent data.
If you refinanced your mortgage in the early 2000s, you undoubtedly felt good knowing that you had taken advantage of some of the lowest rates in years. In those days, a 5 percent, 15-year mortgage seemed like a bargain.
HELENA — The state's share of a national mortgage settlement will mostly be spent on foreclosure prevention, Attorney General Steve Bullock said Wednesday.
The housing and mortgage crisis is far from settled. The devastating personal and financial impacts on consumers will be with us for a very long time.
HELENA — One of U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg's talking points on the campaign trail has been to blame the housing crash on the federal government for making it too easy to get credit.
HELENA -- For people behind on their mortgages and facing possible default and loss of their homes to foreclosure, there is still hope, although the fight to save a home can be long and frustrating.
Donna Peterson of Helena is among a half-dozen Montanans who are suing Bank of America and claiming that the company failed to honor agreements for loan modifications or failed to legally conduct the required trustees' sales before transferring deeds to other entities.
WASHINGTON — We Americans think of ourselves as problem-solvers, but the housing collapse has so far eluded all solutions. Perhaps 10 million homes have gone into foreclosure since 2006; millions more will follow. From their peaks during the real estate bubble, home prices are down 30 percen…
Billings businessman and City Councilman Mark Astle had his check for $149.66 to pay for Internet and cable services cashed twice over two consecutive days in June.
Susan Cochran discusses the foreclosure of her Billings Heights home her family has lived in since 1996. She and her husband thought they were negotiating a mortgage modification when if fact they were rushing toward foreclosure. Some borrowers, such as Susan and Michael Cochran, who li…
Troy Boucher, of Boucher & Associates, walks through a foreclosed home near Shepherd recently. The mortgage lender has hired Boucher to clean up the home and sell it for as much as he can get.
Troy Boucher, of Boucher & Associates, inspects the property around a foreclosed home in the Shepherd area. Boucher has been hired by the mortgage holder to clean up the property and sell it. The family that had been living in the home took the appliances with them, but left childrens' toys.
Neighbors worry about maintenance of empty homes
Communication is key when it comes to avoiding a foreclosure.