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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Best and worst ways to use a reverse mortgage loan
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Mortgage rates dip to 2017 low, but homebuyers sit on the sidelines
Mortgage rates dipped to their lowest level of 2017, in time for homebuying season. Now, where are the homebuyers?
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Mortgage rates fall as global tensions rise
This week's world events sent investors scrambling to buy bonds as a safe haven, which sent mortgage rates a little lower.
5 facts about refinancing a reverse mortgage loan
You can trade in your reverse mortgage loan for a new one. Here's why -- and how.
Reverse mortgage loan: What does it mean for your children and heirs?
Reverse mortgage loans have been structured to protect seniors' family and heirs.
Mortgage rates drop, but expect a reversal
Don't count on mortgage rates to stay low as the Fed eases off the economic gas pedal.
The ins and outs of a reverse mortgage loan: Is it right for you?
Learn how your home may be the best way to ease financial concerns as you retire.
4 reverse mortgage loan secrets of wealthier retirees
Even if you're not rich, you might benefit from these reverse mortgage strategies.
It's your last chance to deduct private mortgage insurance
Homeowners won't get a break for private mortgage insurance after this tax season.
Mortgage rates rise slightly amid markets' Trump slump
Rates continue to chill out as the president's setbacks shake financial markets.
Yes, you can get another VA home loan
The VA mortgage program isn't a one-time thing. Here's how to get another helping.
May be time to lock in: Mortgage market exhales in relief, and rates drop
The central bank lifted mortgages up, then let them fall, benefiting homebuyers.
7 things to consider if you are interested in a reverse mortgage loan
Picking the right lender is crucial, but there's much more you need to consider.
things military women need to know about VA home loans
VA mortgages require no money down. See if that offer comes with any strings.
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