Along with both spouses being able to handle the family’s finances, it’s also important to put together a listing of accounts, insurance policies, health care directives, powers of attorney and wills.
Home prices in about one-half of surveyed U.S. markets increased, according to an NAR report.
While we continue to closely monitor the toll that residential foreclosures are taking on our home values, the long-feared second wave of economic trouble from all those deserted strip malls, office parks and industrial complexes across the land has so far failed to materialize. For more than a year, analysts have been predicting that a
“The five-year swoon in home prices has done little to shake the confidence of the American public in the investment value of homeownership.” That’s the key finding of a new nationwide Pew Research Center survey that queried about 2,140 adults in late March. Indeed, more than 80 percent of those polled said buying a home was