You can use the money for all kinds of things. One young couple used it to buy peace of mind.
Where is it written that you need to live like a pharoah? To attain bumhood, you need a home you can truly afford.
It's not nearly as good a deal as you may think.
Luckily for the sellers, the buyers announced on their wall how much they loved the place -- before they closed the deal.
With the April 30 deadline for the homebuyer tax credit approaching, gambling that a lender will close the deal in time is risky.
Prices begin to make up some lost ground, and sellers are acknowledging the long road back to 'normal.'
The truth is, it does for many people.
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