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  1. Mortgage vs. Home-Equity Loan: How They Differ

    Mortgages and home-equity loans both use the borrower's home value as collateral.
  2. Top 6 Mortgage Mistakes

    These common errors could end in foreclosure.
  3. Mortgage Options for Underwater Homeowners

    Find out what options are available when your mortgage is greater than the value ...
  4. Should You Buy A House At Auction?

    The traditional real estate market isn't the only place to conduct your home search. ...
  5. How to Work With Your Lender if You Can't Pay ...

    Homeownership is a dream but when you can't pay your mortgage it becomes a nightmare. ...
  6. Hedge Funds and Real Estate: Could it Create ...

    Learn about the impact hedge funds may have in the creation of a future housing bubble ...
  1. Essential Tips For Buying A HUD Home

    Buying a HUD home from the government requires some studying and planning, but the ...
  1. When did the real estate bubble burst?

    Collapsing home prices from subprime mortgage defaults and risky investments on mortgage-backed securities burst the housing ...
  2. What is a subprime mortgage?

    A subprime mortgage is a type of loan granted to individuals with poor credit histories (often below 600), who, as a result ...
  3. What's the difference between short sales and foreclosures?

    Understand the difference between a short sale and a foreclosure; both result in the loss of a home, either through a sale ...
  4. How did the Great Recession affect structural unemployment?

    Understand the events in America that led to the Great Recession. Learn about structural unemployment and how it was affected ...
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