Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, January 05, 2014 7:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Buying a retirement home in a warm place can be surprisingly expensive.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 3:33 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Before buying a condo, make sure you won’t carry the weight of delinquent owners.

Thursday, September 05, 2013 6:41 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

A bank executive pleaded guilty to lying to the feds about using TARP funds to buy a Florida condo.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:30 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

Condo buyers and self-employed borrowers may soon have to jump through additional hoops to get a mortgage.

Monday, July 02, 2012 1:06 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

The poster child of the housing crash seems ready for round two of the condo craze.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 5:57 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Real estate kingpin Donald Trump is feeling the pain of the downturn in the global housing market. Buyers in one of his latest luxury condo/hotel buildings in Toronto began having second thoughts even before the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Condos in the 65-story Trump International Hotel and Tower start at $2.3 million and hotel condos start at