Home Equity

  1. When Should You Consider Taking out a HELOC?

    Home equity lines of credit, or HELOCs, have gotten a bum rap since the housing meltdown. ...
  2. What to Do When You Can't Pay Back Your HELOC

    Home equity lines of credit can be a cheap way to tap the equity in your home, but ...
  3. Buying a Home? The Best Places Share this Feature

    The most lucrative areas to invest in a home are cities where job growth is robust. ...
  4. How to Invest When You Buy Your First Home

    Homeownership isn't cheap these days thanks to the down payment and closing costs. ...
  5. 4 Ways to Refinance a Home Equity Line of Credit

    There's more than one way to get more affordable monthly payments on your home equity ...
  6. Have Bad Credit? 6 Ways to a Personal Loan Anyway

    It'll cost you more, but borrowing is definitely doable. Here's how to proceed.
  1. Citi Borrowers' Home Equity Payments Poised to ...

    Defaults could rise as Citigroup home equity borrowers who had been paying interest ...
  2. Homebuilders Finally Snag A Profit

    Many homebuilders turned in a profit in the most recent quarter. This profit was ...
  1. Should You Renovate or Move?

    Besides cost, what factors should you consider in deciding whether to remodel your ...
  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.
  1. Do FHA loans require escrow accounts?

    Understand how FHA mortgages require escrow accounts for property taxes, homeowners insurance and mortgage insurance premiums ...
  2. How do I calculate how much home equity I have?

    Find out how to calculate the home equity in your home, your home equity percentage and the loan-to-value, or LTV, based ...
  3. What are the typical requirements to qualify for closed end credit?

    Learn what closed-end credit is, and the various requirements that borrowers must meet in order to obtain a closed-end credit ...
  4. What are some examples of financial markets and their roles?

    Learn about the three largest financial markets and their roles. Understand what constitutes a capital market versus a money ...
  1. 10 Habits Of Successful Real Estate Investors

    We'll look at ten habits that help real estate investors build a solid real estate ...
  2. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    Don't let these concerns stop you from owning your own home. Learn how to overcome ...
  3. 6 Neighborhood Red Flags

    Before your next home purchase, make sure to inspect the quality of your neighborhood. ...
  4. 7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

    Just moved into a new home? Check out these 7 tips that every new homeowner should ...
  5. 5 Steps To Attaining A Mortgage

    If you're serious about buying a home, cleaning up your credit should be the first ...
  6. Obtaining Credit In A Bad Economy

    Recessions can put the brakes on lending. Learn how to get the loan you need during ...
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