Al's Place Archive: January, 2012

Report: Freddie Mac 'bet' against homeowners

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A report broadcast Monday by National Public Radio http://goo.gl/nq9Rx and co-authored by ProPublica and NPR alleges that Freddie Mac, the... Read more

Foreclosure deal may be in trouble

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A few days ago, it looked like a done deal, but California appears to have thrown a monkeywrench into the tentative agreement between states’... Read more

Ask Al with Alan J. Heavens

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Alan J. Heavens of The Inquirer will chat Monday, Jan. 23, about whether the real estate recovery is real, starting at noon. On a mobile... Read more

Did you hear the one about the Fed?

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There’s nothing funny about the real estate downturn. Nor is there anything particularly humorous about the apparent inability of the... Read more

More confident builders remain cautious

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The nation’s homebuilders appear to be more confident about the future of residential construction than they have been in five years... Read more

Lender buys 10 Rittenhouse units at sheriff's sale

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The 129 unsold condominium units at 10 Rittenhouse Square at 130 S. 18th St. in Center City were sold at sheriff’s sale today to Istar... Read more

Ask Al with Alan J. Heavens

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Alan J. Heavens of The Inquirer will chat Monday, Jan. 9, about real estate and home improvement topics, starting at noon. On a mobile device:... Read more