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Luring homebuyers with sneaky prices
Bait-and-switch deals on new houses reflect desperate times for builders, says the Real Estate Adviser.
Shares in a co-op unaffected by the market
Co-op shares aren't part of the stock market. They give you a membership with the right to lease.
posted 3/29/2009 12:00:00 AM
Now's the right time for going green
The stimulus package offers incentives for going green on homes.
posted 3/22/2009 12:00:00 AM
Seek loan extension before giving up home
The bank may be willing to adjust your loan and extend your payments to avoid seizing it.
posted 3/15/2009 12:00:00 AM
Gaining a property easement is not so easy
A neighbor may not want the intrusion of an easement but might change his mind for the right price.
posted 3/8/2009 12:00:00 AM
Secure mineral rights before selling home
You can sell a house without handing over lucrative oil and gas rights, but it might kill the deal.
posted 3/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
Fences, not trees, make good neighbors
You may want to chop down a boundary-line tree, but you could find yourself in court if you do.
posted 2/22/2009 12:00:00 AM
Vultures may taint condo deals
Investors who buy condos in bulk often compromise the value of the property, hurting other owners in the process.
posted 2/19/2009 12:00:00 AM
Bankrupt builder starts dominoes falling
When a builder files for bankruptcy, it's only the beginning of bad news for buyers.
posted 2/15/2009 7:00:00 AM
Curb appeal helps sell homes
Sprucing up the outside of your house is essential to selling your home in the current market.
posted 2/9/2009 2:10:00 PM
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A compilation of mortgage news, stories, columns, blogs and videos
Celebrity house for sale: Jenny Craig
Seems she's slimming down her real estate portfolio. Check out Craig's beachfront estate.
Home equity line of credit tax deductible?
Whether or not you can deduct the interest on home equity depends on several factors.
Mortgage rates for Aug. 21, 2014
The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to a 14-month low.
Mortgage rates reach lowest point this year
Did you just refi? With rates so low, you may be able to cut your payments even more.
National mortgage rates for Aug. 21, 2014
See rates from our survey of CDs, mortgages, home equity products, auto loans and credit cards.
Mortgage Rate Trend Index: Aug. 21, 2014
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.
Celebrity house for sale: John Denver
This may be the place you belong. Denver's Rocky Mountain home offers stunning views.
Mortgage rates for Aug. 14, 2014
Mortgage rates trickled lower this week.
Refinance upside-down mortgage: Video
If you are inverted on your mortgage, there are some refinancing options available.
What you should know about land loans
So you want to buy land? Getting a land loan is different from a traditional mortgage.
What to pay if we walk away from home?
Walking away from a home can be a financial relief, as long as you keep paying these bills.
How to get the best mortgage rate
You can score a really good deal on a mortgage with a little work and know-how.
Celebrity house for sale: Renee Zellweger
It's far from "Chicago" but it comes with all that jazz. Check out Zellweger's 36-acre estate.
Use 401(k) to pay mortgage while working?
Paying off your mortgage might be a good idea, but not at the expense of your retirement.
Mortgage rates for Aug. 7, 2014
Adjustable mortgage rates moved lower this week.
Reverse mortgage to pay off 1st mortgage
A reverse mortgage can be used to pay off the purchase loan. Why do it?
How reverse mortgage impacts remarriage
You have a reverse mortgage and you want to remarry? Here's what you need to know.
Mortgage servicing rules: A Bill of Rights
Don't let the mortgage company push you around. Here's what it can and can't do.
2013 Closing costs: States ranked
Bankrate ranks states from most expensive closing costs to least. How does your state rate?
Celebrity house for sale: Anderson Cooper
The Hamptons home of this "AC360" star is a great deal all around.
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