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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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Mortgage Rate Trend Index: Oct. 19, 2016
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.
National mortgage rates for Oct. 20, 2016
See rates from our survey of CDs, mortgages, home equity products, auto loans and credit cards.
Mortgage rates barely move as homebuilding picks up
The 30-year mortgage rate rose a tad this week amid good news about housing permits.
Celebrity house sold: Actor-comedian Joel McHale gets $2.55M for Hollywood home
The actor-comedian who's out of "The Soup" is now out of this 1940s home, too.
5 mortgages that require no down payment or a small down payment
Borrowers who can't make big down payments have several affordable options.
Celebrity house for sale: Leonardo DiCaprio is selling scenic beach house in Malibu
A buyer might feel like king of the world in this home with spectacular ocean views.
Mortgage rates rise in another sign that, yep, it's a global economy
Mortgage rates increased this week, along with bond yields around the world.
Celeb house sold: Robin Williams' Napa Valley villa brings deeply discounted $18.1M
The late comic actor's stunning estate in Napa sold at about half his asking price.
Is a no-closing-cost mortgage for you?
A no-closing-costs mortgage can save you thousands in upfront fees. But it's not for every buyer.
5 things to know about getting a VA loan
Demand has surged for Veterans Affairs mortgages. Find out why.
5 Biggest Benefits of VA Loans
These government-backed loans offer powerful advantages like $0 down payment, and more flexible requirements.
7 crucial facts about FHA loans
FHA loans play a vital role in today's real estate market. Here's what you should know.
Mortgage rates rise, and it's a good time to lock
Mortgage rates edged upward, showing that everything is connected in the global economy.
Celebrity house sold: "Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire sold this superhero-sized home
The 'Spider-Man' star lived in luxury in this high-powered pad he sold at a profit.
Fall housing trends: What will happen to home prices and mortgage rates?
See how a seller's market and low mortgage rates will affect real estate this season.
Celeb house for sale: 'Frasier' star Kelsey Grammer lists his NYC condo for $9.75M
Kelsey Grammer will happily bid "cheers" to his Manhattan condo for a mere $9.75M.
Celebrity house sold: 'All in the Family' star Carroll O'Connor's Malibu home sells
The late 'All in the Family' star's beachfront home recently sold for $9.3 million.
New credit-scoring model: Trended credit data
Good with your credit cards? That may not help at mortgage time the way it used to.
Mortgage rates slip to 3-month low; time is right for refinancing
Millions of homeowners still could benefit from refinancing as rates tumble.
Celeb house for sale: Former home of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Ike and Tina Turner
A '70s vibe still resonates in the house, seen in "What's Love Got to Do With It."
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