Real Estate News – August 30, 2011

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has once again extended its deadline for a program that provides up to $50,000 in interest-free loans to unemployed or medically ill home owners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments (via REALTORMag):

Banks facing high inventories of REOs are turning to financial incentives in the hopes of accelerating sales of these often vacant, deteriorating properties (via REALTORMag):

Homeowner facing foreclosure refuses bank’s offer (via

A Las Vegas political consultant pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to taking part in a scheme to control condominium homeowners associations and steer business to favored companies in southern Nevada (via

A Spring family fighting with their homeowner’s association to keep their pet pig has now filed a lawsuit against the association (via