real estate


The Housing Market Is Returning to Normal

8:15 am, August 25, 2014

Distressed" sales have dropped to the lowest level since December 2007.


Don't Count on Buying a Foreclosure Cheap

8:15 am, August 22, 2014

Many Americans assume that homes facing foreclosure sell for deep discounts, but a detailed analysis of some 4 million recent sales hold some surprises.


Housing Market Forecasts: Here's What the Experts Say

9:21 am, August 20, 2014

Economists and housing experts are predicting a lackluster real estate market over the next several years, a new survey says.


Rules of Thumb to Determine How Much to Spend on a House

5:26 pm, August 18, 2014

Buying a home is a rite of passage in America, one that 90% of us will make at some point in our lives, according to estimates from Freddie Mac. But how much house ...


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 ...

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