If the prospect of upfront fees for a real estate transaction is making you reluctant to buy or refinance, know that there are ways to pay them over time.
Richmond plans to buy negative-equity loans and help owners refinance. The drastic action it vows to take if lenders don't play along is somewhat less comforting.
Awarded the 2020 Summer Olympics, it has high hopes for a big economic boost from its huge financial commitment.
The difference is so small that it's almost meaningless, but lending executives are still surprised at how low the rates are.
This is just one point in a new Census Bureau report on the recession's ongoing impact on Americans, long after it ended.
The oil and gas extraction process can be lucrative for homeowners, but it can also jeopardize their mortgages and ability to sell their homes.
Buyers are decorating their future resting places with imported granite, bronze chandeliers and area rugs.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
As fears rise over costs and higher tuition, some law schools advertise their own plans to cover loan replacements.
In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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