Interest rates are up well ahead of any action by the Fed. Many experts think the lowest rates in the foreseeable future are the ones we're griping about now.
To purchase a home in the most competitive markets you'll need ingenuity, cunning and wads of cash. And tactics like these.
Homes still seem pretty cheap, even with prices rising by 10% or more. But a comfortable monthly payment can hide a painful truth.
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Lenders want more skin in the game these days before OK'ing your mortgage. But saving for that down payment doesn't have to be that daunting.
Cosmopolitan tastes of younger Americans and the lingering trauma of recession are changing attitudes about what makes a great place to live.
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Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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