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    22 September 2014
    From high-end condos in Hawaii to inexpensive trailer parks almost anywhere in the United States, homes on leased land are a way to own a home for a lot less money than a house on land owned by the homeowner.
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    8 September 2014
    Using a reverse mortgage to buy a vacation home in the Cayman Islands sounds like one of the worst uses for the federally overseen program meant to help older homeowners either fund their retirement or at least stay in their homes by no longer having a mortgage bill.
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    4 September 2014
    Buying a brand-new home can be a wonderful thing.You get a home built to your specifications, with a modern design and features, and the expectation of minimal repairs and maintenance for the foreseeable future.
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    7 August 2014
    A mortgage loan is the most traditional, and probably the smartest way, to buy a home.You're going through a bank for a loan and the monthly payments will be the same for 30 years.
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    16 July 2014
    Many people living the American Dream of homeownership are moving to a second dream of owning a vacation home.
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    10 June 2014
    One of the biggest challenges in buying a home is knowing what is a good price for a particular property.Individual homes and the neighborhoods around them vary so much it can be hard for a buyer to determine what a fair price would be.
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    5 June 2014
    Think you're ready to buy a home? Odds are that after you do, you'll wish you'd been more prepared, particularly in regard to the financial aspects.
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    22 May 2014
    Buying one home while selling another can be tricky and needs a good plan - Here you will find our guide on the best approach to have on this matter.
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    8 May 2014
    Home sales typically heat up during spring, leading to bidding wars by home buyers that can leave them empty handed even after offering much more than the seller's asking price.
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    7 May 2014
    Are you ready to buy a home? Lots of renters are pondering that question right now.But even if you're sure your budget and credit are up to the task, you may still be hesitant to take the leap.
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    3 May 2014
    Now that the dread Winter of 2014 finally seems to be behind us, the spring homebuying season is upon us.It's the most popular time to buy a home, but also the most competitive.What do you need to do to be ready for it?.
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    24 April 2014
    Finding a professional to help you with the biggest purchase of your life shouldn't be a random event.Consumers probably spend more time picking out paint colors for their house or deciding where to go for dinner than they do choosing a real estate agent.
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    8 April 2014
    Buying a home can be frustrating and intimidating, particularly for first-timers.Wouldn't it be great if there was a short class you could take that taught you the ins and outs of the process?.
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    28 March 2014
    Fannie Mae is extending a special offer that provides closing costs assistance for homebuyers purchasing a foreclosed property from their inventory, in response to strong demand for the program.
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    11 March 2014
    First-time homebuyers face a big challenge in learning the ins and outs of buying a home.Books can be a great help in getting you up to speed, but with so many out there it's hard to know if you're picking a good one or not.
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    21 December 2013
    Keeping your New Year's resolutions is always tough.So if you've resolved to make 2014 the year you become a homeowner, here are four strategies to help you stay on track to keep that resolution.
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    5 December 2013
    Buying a home can seem to take forever, particularly waiting for the sale to close after your offer's been accepted.To help speed things up, here are seven tips to eliminate potential delays and enable the process to go as quickly as possible.
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    18 November 2013
    Home buyers typically pay closing costs of 2-5 percent of the purchase price of a home, paying an average of $3,700 in fees to lenders and other parties that have a hand in paperwork you may never understand.
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    14 June 2013
    Buying a short sale home can look like a steal - with prices up to 40% less than the appraisal - until the mounds of paperwork and delays take their toll.
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    30 March 2013
    If you're shopping around for a house, you may have come across some properties listed as For Sale By Owner (FSBO).While these can offer some good value for buyers, there are also some potential pitfalls you ought to be aware of.
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