Laura Ziegler

Laura Ziegler

Laura Ziegler is a community engagement reporter for KCUR 89.3. She's previously worked as a producer with NPR in Washington D.C. and a national NPR reporter covering the Midwest.

Contract for Deed: A promise of homeownership that can leave Midwest buyers out in the cold

By: and - March 7, 2022

Most Americans who want to own a house – and can afford it – follow a fairly straightforward path to their dreams. They start with a loan from a bank or mortgage company, institutions that are subject to state and federal regulations. When buyers close on the home they want, the agreement is registered with […]