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  1. How the Housing Market Reacts to a New President

    As the markets move, so do mortgage rates. Both will be watched closely as we move into 2017.
  2. The Best "Buy to Let" Mortgage Calculator Websites

    Understand the features of a buy-to-let mortgage in the United Kingdom, and discover some of the best buy-to-let mortgage ...
  3. Mortgage Calculator

    Calculate your monthly mortgage payment using the Investopedia's free calculator.
  4. How to Calculate the Costs of Buying a New Home

    Here's a look at many of the costs that come with buying a home.
  5. Calculating How Much You Should Spend to Buy a Home

    Here is part one of a step-by-step process you can use to calculate just how much home you can afford.
  6. The 10 Most Affordable Housing Markets Right Now

    If you can be flexible about where you live, a dream home may be within reach in one of these most affordable housing markets.
  7. SunTrust Reports Q3, Makes Acquisition (STI)

    Over a two-day period last week, SunTrust stayed busy by acquiring assets of Pillar Financial and reporting third-quarter ...
  8. Can Retirees Live in Military Housing?

    If you are retired from the armed forces but still want to live in military housing, you may be in luck.
  9. Is House Price or Interest Rate More Important?

    Deciding which factor is more important can make a difference in monthly payments, ability to move and Homowner's Association ...
  10. 5 Important Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home

    If you're looking at home ownership, here are some steps you should consider taking before making the plunge.
  11. Art of the 'Steal': How Trump Lost $916M and Avoided Tax

    This is how Donald Trump’s accountants most likely used the tax code to avoid paying income tax for almost two decades.
  12. Comparing Cost of Living: 5 Cities Where $50K Goes Furthest

    If you are comparing cost of living to see where a $50,000 salary will stretch the furthest, these 5 cities are at the top ...
  13. Easiest and Hardest Cities for Getting a Mortgage

    Since the housing market crash of 2007, tight credit has made it harder to finance a home. Here are the 5 easiest and hardest ...
  14. When Are Mortgage Lenders Better Than Banks?

    Individuals seeking a mortgage loan should consider factors or circumstances that may make a mortgage lender a better choice ...
  15. Analysts See LendingTree Stalling (TREE)

    Analysts are growing increasingly cautious over LendingTree Inc.’s future.
  16. Counteroffer

    A type of offer made in response to another offer, which was seen as unacceptable. A counteroffer revises the initial offer, ...
  17. Backlog

    A build-up of work that needs to be taken care of. The term "backlog" has a number of uses in finance. It may refer to a ...
  18. Home Equity Loan Delinquencies Are Rising (BAC, JPM)

    More borrowers are starting to default on their home equity loans and banks are starting to feel the strain.
  19. IRS Allows Mortgage Deduction for Unwed Couples

    Single taxpayers who co-own one or more of their homes with another person can now each claim a deduction for the mortgage ...
  20. Money and Minimalism: The New American Dream

    The American Dream always called for big spending on big items, but maybe it's time to rethink how our money can get us there.
  21. Sweat Equity

    Contribution to a project or enterprise in the form of effort and toil. Sweat equity is the ownership interest, or increase ...
  22. Escrow Agent

    An entity that has fiduciary responsibilities in the transfer of property from one party to another. Typically associated ...
  23. Buyer's Market

    A situation in which supply exceeds demand, giving purchasers an advantage over sellers in price negotiations. Buyer's Market ...
  24. Back to School: Basic Math for Buying a New Home

    Buying a home should be a wonderful milestone. With simple math, you can figure out what size mortgage and home work for ...
  25. 3 Reasons Millennials Are Not Interested in Mortgages

    Tougher lending standards make borrowing to buy homes harder for millennials.
  26. 4 Ways To Cut Your Living Expenses

    Living expenses can add up if you're not careful, here's how to save on everyday living expenses.
  27. 3 Hottest Real Estate Markets in U.S.

    These three cities had the biggest real estate price gains in May.
  28. How Reverse Mortgages Work

    Looking into a reverse mortgage may be a good option for accessing the equity in your home if you are retired.
  29. Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

    Owning a home is part of the American dream, but it is a major financial undertaking with considerable pros and cons.
  30. Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage?

    Answering these five questions will help you determine whether or not to pay off your mortgage.
  31. Is the U.S. Housing Market Really Coming Back?

    Analyze housing data to determine if the U.S. market is recovering, and assess price, sales volume, construction and inventory ...
  32. 6 Bad Home Renovations that Don't Add Much Value

    Before you begin any home renovations, make sure they will add to the value of your home. Here are six projects to absolutely ...
  33. 9 States With the Highest Tax Burdens

    Which state you live in can mean thousands of dollars saved or lost in taxes each year. Here's a list of states to avoid ...
  34. Murabaha

    An Islamic financing structure, where an intermediary buys a property with free and clear title to it. The intermediary and ...
  35. Moratorium

    1) A period of time in which there is a suspension of a specific activity until future events warrant a removal of the suspension ...
  36. Zero-Lot-Line House

    A piece of residential real estate in which the structure comes up to or very near to the edge of the property line. Zero-lot-line ...
  37. Unsecured Loan

    A loan that is issued and supported only by the borrower's creditworthiness, rather than by a type of collateral. An unsecured ...
  38. How to Use Home Equity for an Immediate Income Play

    While it is not without risk, it is possible to use the equity in your home, especially if the mortgage is paid off, to invest ...
  39. Top 10 States to Own a Big House (Tax-Wise)

    On top of the low property taxes and average housing costs, these states all tend to have great natural beauty and land worth ...
  40. A Guide to Buying a House in the U.S.

    A complete guide to buying a house in the U.S.
  41. The 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes in California

    California has some of the priciest ZIP codes in the U.S. And these are the priciest in California.
  42. New York Mortgage Trust Trades Ex-Dividend (NYMT)

    New York Mortgage will send its dividend payment on July 25 to shareholders of record as of June 27.
  43. Is the Hong Kong Property Market in Free Fall?

    Learn why hedge fund manager Kyle Bass believes that Hong Kong property markets are headed for a crash.
  44. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Sometimes there is an alternative way to buy a home: a rent-to-own agreement, also called lease option or lease-to-own. Lease ...
  45. Wells Fargo Launches 3% Mortgage Down Payment (WFC)

    Late last month the lender unveiled a 3% down program.
  46. Closing Costs

    The expenses, over and above the price of the property that buyers and sellers normally incur to complete a real estate transaction. ...
  47. Your Property Tax Assessment: What Does It Mean?

    The amount of a property tax bill is based on the property’s value, the exemptions it qualifies for, its use and the local ...
  48. Down Payment

    A down payment is an initial cash payment on an expensive good.
  49. Zillow, Realtor, Redfin: Which Is the Best Real Estate Website? (Z, NWS)

    Compare the features and usability of the Zillow, Realtor.com and Redfin real estate websites for buying or selling a home ...
  50. Understanding Mortgage-Backed Securities

    Find out the meaning of this popular asset-backed security and its benefits for banks and investors.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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