The proposal would give housing a small shot in the arm to help blighted neighborhoods. Most current programs would be able to keep running.
A foreclosure specialist tells where mom-and-pop investors can still buy homes for cheap and rent them out for a sizable profit.
The news out of Whidbey Island, Wash., might have you wondering if your policy would help if something freakish happened to your home.
You'd think that rising prices would inspire homeowners to put their homes on the market, but more than money is behind the current shortage of homes for sale.
Buying a home comes out on top as a cost-saving strategy in these 100 metropolitan areas, but only under 3 conditions.
Credit is not raining down on would-be borrowers, but it will be a bit more accessible this year.
It's hard for federal budget-cutters to ignore the tens of billions of dollars Congress could save by eliminating the taxpayer mortgage interest deduction.
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