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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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21 April 2014
What's your home worth? It's something most homeowners wonder about from time to time, particularly if they're thinking of selling or refinancing.For an answer, many are turning to automated online priced estimators in hopes of getting a reliable figure.
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10 April 2014
Seeing that your home's bathroom is falling apart or that the kitchen needs remodeling is easy enough to figure out.Understanding the home improvement loan options to pay for the work can be a lot trickier.
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4 April 2014
Thinking of buying a starter home but not sure if it's the right decision for you? Something real estate experts call the Five Year Rule can be a useful guide.
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12 February 2014
Still thinking about refinancing your mortgage[[sitetree_link,id=13]], even though you haven't done so already? It turns out you're not alone.
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13 January 2014
Should you buy a home or would you be better off renting? With the economy gradually improving, but mortgage rates and home prices still relatively low, it's a question many potential homebuyers are pondering.
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10 September 2013
The number of homes with underwater mortgages dropped sharply in the second quarter of the year, thanks to increasing home values, according to a new report.
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8 July 2013
Coming up with a down payment can be a significant obstacle for potential homebuyers seeking to take advantage of what are still low prices and mortgage rates.
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29 May 2013
Homeowners who are looking for a short-term infusion of money might consider an interest-only second mortgage in the form of a home equity line of credit (HELOC).
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13 September 2011
More than half of all homeowners with equity in their property are still paying above-market mortgage rates, despite a refinancing boom driven by historically low interest rates.
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3 September 2011
You don't hear much about home equity loans these days.In fact, it sometimes seems that lenders have turned off the tap on the once-popular second mortgages that used to fund everything from home improvements to new cars to expensive vacations and more.
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27 July 2011
U.S.home prices will likely take eight to ten years to recover to their precrash levels, if past history is any guide, with significant implications for the overall economy as well.
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23 February 2011
With tax season coming up in just two months, learn exactly what the mortgage interest tax deduction is and why it benefits you.
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29 January 2011
There are many reasons to renovate your home.Here are a few ways to finance the project.Home renovation is an excellent way to breathe new life into your aging surroundings.
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19 January 2011
HELOCs offer low initial rates and financial flexibility, but are more unpredictable than a standard home equity loan.So are they the right choice for you?.
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23 December 2010
You don't need statistics to tell you that Americans are anxious about their finances.Keep the worry out of mortgages by following these three suggestions.
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18 November 2010
What do Brad Pitt, Ed Norton, Leo DiCaprio, and Rachel McAdams have in common? Besides being famous Hollywood personalities, all of them are dedicated environmentalists.And believe it or not, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) wants you to join their ranks.
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10 November 2010
What does movie meteorologist Todd Gross say when weather patterns foreshadow an unlikely set of circumstances in The Perfect Storm? "It would be a disaster of epic proportions.It would be.
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9 November 2010
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S.economy.
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1 September 2010
Reverse mortgages can be complicated financial products that many borrowers find hard to understand.To help clear things up, the Federal Reserve is proposing a new set of disclosures to provide a better understanding of the costs and risks associated with them.
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