No matter how good your real estate agent may be, it can pay to get involved in the sales process yourself. Creating an owner’s manual can be a great way to win over potential buyers.
Buyers on the hunt for a less expensive home might want to make do without spare rooms to free up cash.
The fine print on homeowners insurance can mean the difference between almost no coverage and comprehensive protection, so hire a trained professional to take a look at yours.
Some homeowners, including empty nesters and retirees ready to downsize, might profit from renting out their high-end home for a premium and moving into a less expensive apartment.
While the five-year adjustable-rate mortgage has regained its popularity as an appealing alternative to the standard 30-year fixed-rate loan, there's a new mortgage in town: seven-year ARM.
Heavy shopping this weekend can put a huge strain on your budget, and if you’re not careful you can end up paying as much in interest as you would in actual items. Here’s how to plan accordingly.
Some experts worry that money market mutual funds could suffer rare losses due to the European debt crisis, so it might be a good time to consider a switch, perhaps to a money market account at your bank or credit union.
With interest-bearing accounts paying practically nothing and bonds paying little more, many income-oriented investors are turning to dividend-paying stocks. But a fresh look at the numbers shows investors tread this path at their peril.
How do you know if the for-sale-by-owner route is right for you? You’ll need a thick skin, an excellent knowledge of home values and mortgage options and, most of all, time.
A new calculator on The Mortgage Professor site incorporates the latest underwriting rules from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration to predict if you qualify for a loan.