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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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Deducting private mortgage insurance
The 2013 return may be last one on which private mortgage insurance can be claimed.
Mortgage Rate Trend Index: March 6, 2014
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.
Crimea doesn't pay; mortgages hardly drop
Turmoil in the Crimea region of Ukraine scarcely makes a dent in mortgage rates.
National mortgage rates for March 6, 2014
See rates from our survey of CDs, mortgages, home equity products, auto loans and credit cards.
Low ARM rates come with risk
Adjustable-rate mortgages have lower rates, at first. Should you embrace an ARM?
Experts see lower unemployment, higher rates
Forecasters predict an improving economy. What will happen to interest rates?
Celebrity house for sale: Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon
You're "Almost Home." Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's home is yours for almost $13 million.
The lingering record of your foreclosure
After a foreclosure, your credit record is affected for years. What if you co-signed?
Mortgage rates for Feb. 27, 2014
The benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell one point.
First-time homebuying regrets
A first-time homebuyer's inexperience can cause some costly mistakes.
Celebrity house for sale: The Kennedys
This property was custom-designed by President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy as a family retreat in 1963.
Top 10 mortgage tips for 2014
Should you rush to get a mortgage, or take your time? Both, sorta. But don't panic.
When to seek a deed in lieu of foreclosure
I need to escape my hefty mortgage bill. Is foreclosure worth the hit to my credit?
Mortgage rates for Feb. 20, 2014
Mortgage rates were largely mixed this week.
Celeb house for sale: Kourtney Kardashian
Keeping up with the Kardashians? On the heels of Khloe's home listing, Kourtney's is up for grabs.
Why pay extra toward mortgage principal?
Pay a little more every month, and your mortgage interest will drop. Here's how it works.
Mortgage rates for Feb. 13, 2014
Mortgage rates posted the first increase of 2014.
Celeb house for sale: Shakira
"Whenever, Wherever" you want to spend almost $13 million for a Miami mansion, it's waiting for you.
Divide savings for college and mortgage
Are your loyalties torn between savings goals? There might be enough to go around.
Mortgage rates for Feb. 6, 2014
Mortgage rates fell for a fifth week in a row.
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