With the average rates on fixed-rate mortgages once again breaking the record for all-time lows, it's a good time to think about this.
One applicant has $2.5 million, the other an 826 FICO score. But they still can't refinance their mortgages. Fortunately, solutions exist.
New research contradicts what many people believe -- that a new Wal-Mart store in the neighborhood hurts the value of homes.
Although prices are still stuck in the basement, new reports show housing moving off the critical care list.
Sure, interest rates are at record lows. But your credit score and the amount you bring to the table affect how much you'll pay for the loan.
In a colossal mix-up, an agent lists, shows and sells a foreclosure property. The new owner upgrades it before learning she really bought the place next door.
Tread carefully: Scammers abound in the time share resale market. And don't expect to get back what you put into it.
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