Howard County Residents Who Fall Behind On Rent, Mortgage During COVID-19 Pandemic Can Apply For HelpThere's help for people living in Howard County who may have fallen behind on their rent or mortgage.
In Wicomico County, A Couple Struggles To Stay Afloat With Underwater MortgageEach week, John Peters does yard work for neighbors, shuttles friends to doctors' appointments and works as a janitor at Crossroads Church of God.
Goldman Paying $3.15B Over U.S. Mortgage Bond ClaimsGoldman Sachs has agreed to pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.
Maryland To Share $75M In Bank Of America Mortgage Fraud SettlementBank of America reaches a record breaking settlement with U.S. regulators for misleading investors into buying toxic mortgage-backed securities.
Man Sentenced To 37 Months For $6M Mortgage FraudA Bowie man has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for a mortgage fraud scheme that cost lenders nearly $6 million.
Legal Q&A: Staying In Your Home For LifeWhen parents are selling larger house to move into smaller house.
What To Do With Your Tax RefundMost tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.
Grants Announced For Housing Counseling Maryland officials have announced $11.8 million in grant awards that will be distributed over three years to members of the Maryland HOPE Counseling Network.
Md. May Divert Some Money From Mortgage SettlementThe ink wasn't even dry on a settlement with the nation's top mortgage lenders when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon laid claim to a chunk of the money to avert a huge budget cut for public colleges and universities.
$960M In Foreclosure Settlement Intended To Help Marylanders Keep Their HomesThere's new hope for Maryland homeowners struggling to make ends meet. Nearly a billion dollars is coming our way as part of a massive settlement with five major U.S. banks.
Man Sentenced In Mortgage Fraud SchemeFederal prosecutors say a Maryland man has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for participating in a scheme to defraud lenders, family members and others of more than $1.4 million through a series of real estate transactions.
Md. AG Announces Mortgage Rate SettlementMaryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has announced an agreement with Wells Fargo relating to allegedly deceptive marketing of adjustable rate mortgages written by companies it acquired in 2008.
Fannie Mae Opens Foreclosure Center In GreenbeltMortgage giant Fannie Mae has opened a center in Prince George's County to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure.
Title Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Fraud ChargesAuthorities say a Maryland man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for his role in a scheme to defraud lenders and a title insurance company of at least $937,000.
Accountant Pleads Guilty In Mortgage Fraud SchemeProsecutors say an escrow accountant for a title company has pleaded guilty to charges related to a $1.7 million mortgage fraud scheme.