Mortgage

AP: Carolinas politicians get payouts from lender
An Associated Press investigation has found that soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from Tree.com, the corporate parent of the online mortgage broker LendingTree. Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:05am
Attorney and real estate developers sentenced in mortgage fraud case
Four men behind a Wilmington area mortgage fraud scheme were sentenced in federal court today. Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:54am
YMCA celebrates being mortgage free
The Wilmington Family YMCA celebrated the fact that they are now mortgage free with an ice cream social and shredding ceremony. Thu, 05/29/2014 - 2:07am
HUD chief talks mortgages at NC conference
The Obama administration is pressing its case for reforming the country's home-loan industry while preserving the fixed-rate, 30-year mortgages distinctive to the American housing scene. Wed, 09/11/2013 - 2:28am
NC banking regulator overseeing US mortgage deal
North Carolina's long-time banking commissioner is the choice of America's big banks and attorneys general to make sure a $25 billion settlement over widespread mortgage abuses is carried out. Thu, 02/09/2012 - 9:31pm
States, banks reach foreclosure-abuse settlement
North Carolina communities will benefit from millions of dollars to help struggling homeowners facing foreclosure, as well as more housing counselors, financial fraud investigators and prosecutors, and stronger mortgage standards. Thu, 02/09/2012 - 5:23pm
TROUBLESHOOTERS: Unexpected insurance hike threatens elderly woman’s home
If your property taxes and insurance are held in escrow, you may want to keep a close eye on it. A Hampstead woman contacted us on behalf of her elderly mother, who was in danger of losing her home because her homeowner's insurance doubled, and she never knew it. Wed, 01/18/2012 - 11:00pm
Bank of America settles mortgage suit for $315 million
Bank of America has agreed to pay $315 million to settle claims by investors that they were misled about mortgage-backed investments sold by its Merrill Lynch unit. Tue, 12/06/2011 - 4:37pm
Bank of America in $8.5B mortgage settlement
Bank of America and its Countrywide unit will pay $8.5 billion to settle claims that the lenders sold poor-quality mortgage-backed securities that went sour when the housing market collapsed. Wed, 06/29/2011 - 1:03pm
FIRST ON 3: Twenty percent of Wilmington homeowners “upside down” on their mortgage
In Wilmington, 20.40 percent, or 14,608, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity for first quarter 2011. An additional 6.30 percent, or 4,519, were in near negative equity. Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:09pm