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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: May 23, 2013
Mortgage experts predict what will happen to rates over the next week -- and why.
Mortgage rates rise for 3rd week in a row
As mortgage rates keep rising, you can point a finger at the Fed for some ill-timed words.
National mortgage rates for May 23, 2013
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View current mortgage rates based on Bankrate.com's weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.
Can I deduct mortgage payments for rental?
You can't deduct mortgage payments, but you can take other tax breaks on rental property.
Homeowner wants to be mortgage-free by 52
Don't forget retirement savings while focusing on paying off your mortgage.
Refi reverse mortgage, keep wife in house
Think you are stuck with a reverse mortgage? Don't worry -- you have an option to refinance.
Mortgage rates for May 16, 2013
Mortgage rates jumped for a second straight week.
Can I retire mortgage-free in 5 years?
You've worked hard for your retirement. Here's a strategy to be mortgage-free by then.
Mortgage rates for May 9, 2013
Mortgage rates moved higher after better-than-expected news about jobs.
Beware scams when cutting property taxes
It's free to challenge property taxes. Watch out for companies that want to charge you for it.
Invest in 401(k) or pay down mortgage?
Almost retired? There's no time to spare. Here's what to do with your final paychecks.
Mortgage rates for May 2, 2013
Mortgage rates declined across the board this week.
With damaged credit, can I get a mortgage?
If you have shaky credit, getting a new mortgage will be difficult, but not impossible.
Celebrity house for sale: Matt Damon
This house is no "Zoo." Damon is selling his gorgeous Florida home for $20 million.
5 housing trends spring 2013
A livelier housing market blooms and cash-out refis return. See what else this spring offers.
Can I get a home loan after a short sale?
To buy a home after you sold one in a short sale, you need time, good credit and money down.
How to refinance an upside-down mortgage
If you are inverted on your mortgage, there are some refinancing options available.
They're rich and famous and in foreclosure
A box-office hit or a famous name isn't enough to keep your home these days.
The basics of private mortgage insurance (PMI)
Private mortgage insurance enables borrowers to obtain a larger loan amount because the lender is protected against default. This articles discusses the what, when, and why of PMI.
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