Weekly Real Estate Roundup – 10/8/11

Headlines that caught our eye this week:

Alleged home squatters indicted, accused of million-dollar racketeering scheme” [AJC.com]

Real estate agent gets 20 months for mortgage scam[Businessweek]

“More parents are financing their kids’ mortgages” [USA Today]

“Fannie Mae ignored foreclosure abuses” [CNN.com]

“Opinion: U.S. Can Rent Its Way Toward Housing Recovery – Peter Orszag” [Bloomberg]

Zillow Tweet of the Week: