real estate


Positive Condo Market Reflects Well on Overall Housing Market

7:40 am, August 18, 2014

Since condos are a kind of canary in the coal mine, that's good news for real estate in general.


Homeowner's Insurance Costs Nearly Twice as Much with Poor Credit

1:52 pm, August 15, 2014

Homeowners with poor credit pay 91% more for homeowner's insurance than people with excellent credit.


Should You Buy Or Rent? Here Are 4 Things to Consider

4:56 pm, August 08, 2014

If you're a renter, you've probably heard you're throwing away money each month. Homeownership has been sold as the American dream, and in some cases it's a great ...


Why Your Home Equity Line of Credit Could Be a Ticking Time Bomb

9:24 am, August 08, 2014

Half of all HELOCs were originated in 2005-2007, and for many, an important deadline is approaching.


Deducting Mortgage Interest on Your Taxes

4:52 pm, August 07, 2014

Most taxpayers know that if you itemize you can deduct mortgage interest on your homes. But many taxpayers are unaware of the special rules and limits for deducting ...


Millennials Are Delaying Home Purchases: What Lasting Economic Effects Will This Have?

8:07 am, August 07, 2014

Millennials have been starting families and buying homes later than their predecessors, thanks to the Great Recession and its ripple effects. Many experts have assumed ...


Luxury Homes Flourish Despite Drop in Home Sales and Rise in Mortgage Closing Costs

9:02 am, August 06, 2014

Tim Lincecum, starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, has thrown two no-hitters in the past 12 months and even earned his first career save. Now the 30-year-old ...


The Most Corrupt States in America

7:55 am, August 06, 2014

If you think your state is crooked, see how it stacks up against the rest in the Union.


Mortgage Closing Costs Up 6% Driven by New Regulations

11:13 am, August 05, 2014

New mortgage regulations have driven closing costs to go up over the past year.


Marijuana Legalization Meets Challenges With Homeowner's Associations

9:48 am, August 05, 2014

Can homeowner's associations (HOA) tell residents they cannot use grow or distribute marijuana - even if the state says they can?

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