Mar 25, 2013 — A reader who just re-financed his mortgage asks: Why are so many people willing to lend huge amounts of money at such low interest rates?
Mar 11, 2013 — The U.S. housing market is still a ward of the state. Almost all new mortgages — $1.6 trillion last year alone — are guaranteed by taxpayer dollars.
Jan 10, 2013 — The strange troubles of a small town where an oil boom has driven unemployment below 1 percent.
Jan 8, 2013 — Thousands of workers have flooded into the town. But they're reluctant to call it home.
Dec 10, 2012 — Here are two ways of answering that question — along with key numbers from cities around the country.
Nov 16, 2012 — A program that backed lots of mortgages during the housing bust may soon need taxpayer money to make good on its promises.
Nov 5, 2012 — And they're rising in many states where it's hard to foreclose. States face a tradeoff between protecting homeowners and getting through the foreclosure crisis.
Oct 25, 2012 — Willow Tufano saved up money for her first house by selling things people left behind in foreclosed homes. After I did a story on her earlier this year, she became a little bit famous (and bought another house).
Oct 12, 2012 — On today's show, we follow up with Willow Tufano. She just bought another house. She's trying to land a reality TV deal. And she recently wore a Pikachu costume on a trip to Alabama.
Oct 12, 2012 — Willow Tufano's life over the past few months was sort of surreal. She got caught up in two dramas: America's housing market and America's media circus. Now she's trying to get her own reality show.