Home Ownership

  1. Take the Pain Out of Selling Your House – Online

    Is an online selling service really better than selling your home the old-fashioned ...
  2. New Rules May Make It Easier to Get a Mortgage

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have come to terms with lenders on how to solve mortgage ...
  3. Best Mortgage Companies Friendly to Retirees

    If you’re no longer in the workforce and need a loan to buy a home, which companies ...
  4. Don't Get Overcharged for Your Mortgage

    Don't pay more for a mortgage than necessary. Here’s a quick look at the different ...
  5. What is an Alt-A Mortgage?

    Called "liar loans" for their low documentation requirements, Alt-A mortgages were ...
  6. 10 Tips for Getting a Fair Price on a Home

    When the housing market booms, it's tougher than ever to get a good price. Make sure ...
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    Learn the largest risks to owning Bank of America stock. Discover its outlook through ...
  2. Citigroup Sued by PIMCO Over Junk Mortgages

    On November 25, 2015, Allianz’s PIMCO unit and other investors filed a lawsuit against ...
  3. Home Depot: Can its Shares Continue Climbing? ...

    Home Depot has outperformed the market by a wide margin in the last 12 months. Is ...
  4. Will Clorox (CLX) Continue to Clean Up?

    Clorox might not be the most exciting company, but sometimes boring is best for long-term ...
  5. Citi Borrowers' Home Equity Payments Poised to ...

    Defaults could rise as Citigroup home equity borrowers who had been paying interest ...
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    You spend a lot of money on couture creations. Shouldn't they be protected from damage?
  1. Should You Renovate or Move?

    Besides cost, what factors should you consider in deciding whether to remodel your ...
  2. Homebuyers' Walkthrough

    Everything you need to know about purchasing a home.
  3. The Complete Guide To Vacation Properties

    A step by step look at everything you need to know about purchasing vacation properties. ...
  4. The Complete Guide To Real Estate Renting

    Everything you need to know about renting property.
  1. Do FHA loans require escrow accounts?

    Understand how FHA mortgages require escrow accounts for property taxes, homeowners insurance and mortgage insurance premiums ...
  2. Do FHA loans have prepayment penalties?

    Learn whether FHA loans have prepayment penalties, and find out the rules governing interest charges when prepaying your ...
  3. Can FHA loans be refinanced?

    Learn whether an FHA loan can be refinanced, find out what types of FHA loan refinancing are available and understand the ...
  4. Can FHA loans be used for investment property?

    Learn the unique situations in which a home buyer can take advantage of the FHA home loan program to finance an investment ...
  1. Top Homebuyer Tradeoffs

    What are you willing to sacrifice when you buy a new home?
  2. 5 Risky Mortgages To Avoid

    There are plenty of ways to end up with a bad mortgage. The risks of these five should ...
  3. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  4. 5 Best Beach Towns To Buy Property In

    These locales offer vacation homeowners scenic views and plenty of amenities. The ...
  5. 10 Habits Of Successful Real Estate Investors

    We'll look at ten habits that help real estate investors build a solid real estate ...
  6. 6 Tips On Selling Your Home In A Down Market

    Top tips to help when selling your home in a down real estate market.
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