Wells Fargo Awarded for Work in Minority Communities

Amid an onslaught of bad press stemming from a phony-account scandal, Wells Fargo recently received an award acknowledging their efforts to diversify homeownership.

Report: Blacks, Latinos Twice as Likely to be Denied Mortgages

White and Asian borrowers are more likely to be approved for a conventional loan than black and Hispanic borrowers, according to a recent report.

Dream of Homeownership Eludes Black America as Mortgage Denials Persist

Why is access to homeownership still so out of reach for consumers of color? Why do so many blacks and Latinos continue to suffer disproportionate denials for mortgage loans?

Protesters Rail Against Prince George's High Foreclosure Rate

A handful of demonstrators rallied Wednesday across the street from the Prince George's County Courthouse in Upper Marlboro to protest foreclosures in the jurisdiction, which has one of the state's top five highest foreclosure rate

Black Homeownership at Crisis Level, CBCF Panel Says

The homeownership rate in the Black community was at nearly 50 percent a dozen years ago. Today, the figure stands at 41.5 percent and could get worse, experts warn.

D.C. Renters Give City 'A-' Overall, 'D' for Affordability: Study

Results from an Apartment List study reveals that while most renters in D.C. are relatively satisfied with life in the nation's capital, they wrestle with concerns such as quality of local schools, state and local taxes, safety and affordability/cost of ...

U.S. Must Equalize Access to Homeownership, Wealth Opportunities

Although many American families have modest financial means, there is nothing small about their hopes. Owning a home has long been an important part of the American dream.

D.C. Housing Expo Gets Rave Reviews

The Department of Housing and Community Development partnered with the Greater Washington Urban League to host their eighth annual D.C. Housing Expo and Home Show on June 11 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Happy Homeownership Month

Wells Fargo is proud to again be title sponsor of this special supplement published by The Washington Informer to display our commitment to helping those who aspire to become sustainable homeowners.

Wells Fargo Launches New Home Loan Program

Building upon their history of responsible lending, Wells Fargo & Company recently launched a new home loan program that will enable more first-time homebuyers and low- to moderate-income consumers to achieve one of the pinnacles of the American dream: homeownership.

Make Sure You Know the Facts from Myths When Seeking to Own a Home

Many Americans say they want to be homeowners and they think now is a good time to buy, but many people may be holding back because of some persistent myths about what it takes to qualify for a loan.

Homeownership Can Be an Important Part of Wealth Planning and Management

For most Americans homeownership is a dream come true. For some consumers, particularly those who have complex income and/or high net worth, a home purchase also is viewed as a very important part of their wealth management strategy.

2016 Prince George's County Housing Fair Returns Saturday, June 11 with New Panels, New Features and a Chance to Win Up to $10,000!

Mark your calendar and make plans to attend the annual Prince George's County Housing Fair on Saturday, June 11.

Housing Expo Spotlights Homeownership Opportunities

D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development will partner with the Greater Washington Urban League and others for a free event in which District residents and business owners can learn more about housing and community development plans.

Community Bank Offers Special Assistance for Washington Home Buyers

With housing costs in greater Washington continuing to climb, homeownership may seem like a distant dream for many Washingtonians. However, Sandy Spring Bank has taken steps to make home ownership more affordable.