Home Ownership

  1. Millennials Guide: Buying Your First House

    Millennial homebuyers need to research a lot of things, such as how much to pay, ...
  2. Understanding Home-Equity Loan Rates

    Shopping is the most important part of getting a home-equity loan. You're going to ...
  3. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Bad Idea

    Here are the key situations when you should probably pass on this type of home loan.
  4. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Good Idea

    If these five criteria describe your situation, a reverse mortgage might be a good ...
  5. Understanding Rent-to-Own Contracts

    They can work for you or against you. Here's how to negotiate a fair one.
  6. Avoiding the 5 Most Common Rent-to-Own Mistakes

    Pitfalls that a prospective tenant-buyer could encounter on the road to purchase ...
  1. Equity

    The value of an asset less the value of all liabilities on that asset.
  2. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep ...
  3. A P2P Mortgage: Is This Loan Right For You?

    Read all about the the pros and cons of this trend in of peer-to-peer lending.
  4. How Martha Stewart Built a Media Empire

    A look into how Martha Stewart took her home-based catering business and turned it ...
  5. Can American Capital Agency Maintain Its Dividend?

    Dividend investors know that real estate investment trusts with REITs that invest ...
  6. How Two Harbors' Derivatives Work?

    Mortgage REITs, like Two Harbors , have cut their dividend payments as interest rate ...
  1. Homebuyers' Walkthrough

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

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

    Everything you need to know about renting property.
  4. How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    Find out everything you need to know to tackle this major purchase without fear.
  1. Can I take my 401(k) to buy a house?

    Find out how you may be able to use your 401(k) retirement savings to finance the purchase of a house, including the basics ...
  2. Can I take my 401(k) to buy a house for my children?

    Find out how you can use your 401(k) savings to fund the purchase of a home for your children, including the basics of standard ...
  3. How is market value determined in the real estate market?

    Learn how fair market value is determined during a real estate appraisal and how market values are really decided by professional ...
  4. What are the main factors that impact share prices in the insurance sector?

    Learn about some of the main factors that impact share prices in the insurance sector. Insurance companies make money by ...
  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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