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These days, homebuyers have fewer home loan options. We explain what they are and how they work.
USDA loans require no down payment and are designed for low- to moderate-income homebuyers.
Assistance for new buyers can make homeownership more affordable and accessible.
Ready to buy a house? With rates near historic lows, this may be a great time to take the plunge.
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Property taxes can add up to a hefty amount for homebuyers. It pays to know how they are calculated, and what to do to prepare for them.
This may be your big chance and seem a golden opportunity, but it’s no place for amateurs.
Don’t let the fear of being upside down on a loan force you into foolish decisions, says Dr. Don Taylor.
Local assessors won’t automatically adjust property value on the tax rolls, says the Real Estate Adviser.
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A homeowner counting on CD yields to pay the mortgage is right to worry, says Dr. Don Taylor.
Couple closes on a home, but the neighbor claims the driveway is his. Not so fast, says The Real Estate Adviser.
At today’s Federal Reserve meeting, the Fed will be weighing the turmoil in the credit markets against the risks of inflation when deciding the size of today’s rate cut.
Many people now find they owe more than their home appraisal. What should they do? Senior reporter Holden Lewis, who covers mortgages and writes the Mortgage Matters blog, answers another batch of common [...]
Senior reporter Holden Lewis, who covers mortgages and writes the Mortgage blog, answers the most common questions from readers.