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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: April 17, 2014
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.
Mortgages drop; are they about to bounce?
Mortgage rates tumbled this week, but don't expect it to become a trend.
National mortgage rates for April 17, 2014
See rates from our survey of CDs, mortgages, home equity products, auto loans and credit cards.
Mortgage rates may trend higher in 2014
A professor says mortgage rates and home prices may continue to climb in 2014.
For PITI's sake: Mortgage acronyms defined
Think HUD-1 is what a quarterback says? Learn the definitions for 17 mortgage acronyms.
How to shop for a mortgage
Like trying to squeeze into the right pair of pants, you need to find a mortgage that fits you.
5 housing trends for spring
Mortgage rates are expected to go up and ARMs will stage a comeback this season.
Celebrity house for sale: Jodie Foster
Make "Contact" with your agent to score this Hollywood Hills hacienda, re-listed for about $5.75 million.
Anxious about mortgage process? Start here
Yes, getting a mortgage takes work. It's not impossible (if your credit's good).
How to use $117K to reduce mortgage
She wants to pay down mortgage. He wants to refi. Who's right?
Mortgage rates for April 10, 2014
The 30-year fixed mortgage rate retreated to 4.47 percent.
Down payment assistance is still available
Don't have much money saved up? You still might qualify for a mortgage.
Celebrity house for sale: Zac Efron
The "Start of Something New"? Zac Efron's California house is for sale.
Construction loan has more cons than pros
A construction loan requires the borrower to be vigilant. Here's what to watch out for.
Mortgage rates for April 3, 2014
Fixed mortgage rates were slightly higher this week.
Prevent runaround from mortgage servicer
Frustrated with your mortgage company? Make the servicer listen and take action.
5 mansions of March Madness coaches
Take a peek inside the homes of coaches who had NCAA title hopes.
Loans exist to buy an unfinished house
Tackle a homebuilding project for the satisfaction, not to save money.
Mortgage rates for March 27, 2014
The 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose to 4.51 percent this week.
Home shopping? Scale back and be patient
A professor says bigger -- and more expensive -- is not always better when buying a home.
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