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Jul 30, 2013 8:16PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

You may think you have nothing to lose by employing this traditional marketing tactic. But critics say that's not true -- and your agent has more to gain than you do.

Jul 23, 2013 8:00PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

If you're behind on payments -- even underwater -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, may want to give you a no-document mortgage modification.

Jul 17, 2013 5:30PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

You can't keep mortgage rates from bouncing around. But the right strategies can stack the odds in favor of snagging a lower rate.

Jul 9, 2013 5:48PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

This city has risen from the ruins of foreclosure. Now, prices are up and there's a housing shortage. And the heroes aren't hedge fund investors or government regulators.

Jul 3, 2013 2:09PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Call them white-knuckle buyers -- shoppers worried that their chance to own an affordable home is rapidly fading. Real estate agents weigh in with their thoughts.

Jun 24, 2013 9:17PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

To purchase a home in the most competitive markets you'll need ingenuity, cunning and wads of cash. And tactics like these.

Jun 19, 2013 5:33PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Homes still seem pretty cheap, even with prices rising by 10% or more. But a comfortable monthly payment can hide a painful truth.

Jun 12, 2013 2:45PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Use this test to find out if interest rates have risen too much for you to benefit from refinancing your mortgage.

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