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Newsdesk | Volume 3 | Issue 234 | July 21, 2009 Top News Goal for loan mods, refis 'within reach' - Inman - - Loan servicers detail 'Home Affordable' efforts The

Obama administration's goal of helping up to 9 million homeowners refinance their mortgages or obtain loan modifications 'is well within reach,' according to a Wells Fargo executive in charge of t In 15 States, 10 Percent Are Jobless - ABC News - - Fifteen states have crossed a painful threshold: 10 percent unemployment. More states, and the nation, likely will follow, one of the biggest dangers to an economic recovery. Four more banks bite the dust - CNN Money - - regional banks and named the FDIC the receiver. The FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with First American Bank and Trust Company, based in Athens, Ga. to take over all of the deposits of First Piedmont Bank. As of July 6, First Market News Real Estate W eekly: Does jump in housing starts signal a turnaround? - Mark etW atch - - Housing

starts hit seven-month high No lease, no roommate This week's news of a jump in housing starts prompted some to wonder if the housing market has turned a corner. Builders Getting Hopeful - CNBC - - U.S. home builder sentiment in July jumped to its highest level since September as improved sales conditions boosted confidence in the market for new single-family homes, an industry group said on Thursday. Mediation proposed as foreclosure fix - Inman - - 80 percent of homeowners at risk of losing their homes hadn't tried to work out alternatives to foreclosure with their loan servicers at the end of last year, authors Andrew Jakabovics and Alon Cohen maintain. Homeowners fighting foreclosure in court Seattle's Federal Home Loan Bank in big money trouble again - Seattle Times - - big Seattle-based bank is struggling under the weight of distressed mortgage-backed securities, decling loa n business and the deflated housing market. This time it's not a consumer-oriented bank such as Washington Mutual, which collapsed last year, but Technology News Cyberhomes.com Adds Free Real Estate Trend Indicator - Cyberhomes.com - - Last week we

released another component that I’m sure you’ll like. We’re calling it the market forecast indicator and it can be added to any website or blog for free. AnnounceMyMove.com and Home W arranty of America(TM) W ork Together to Assist Realtors... Reuters - - houses and client moves along with free home warranty coverage for their sellers on all new

listings*. All Realtor members of AnnounceMyMove.com, HWA, Realbiz 360 and select MLSs can receive these discounted marketing tools as a result of this new Other News Personal- Finance Help on the W eb - W ashington Post - - More Americans feel uneasy about the state

of their finances -- and not because of any change to their income or expenses. Instead, the latest bad news concerns software that many people use to manage their cash flow. One of these applications, Microsoft


Newsdesk | Volume 3 | Issue 234 | July 21, 2009