With the April 30 deadline for the homebuyer tax credit approaching, gambling that a lender will close the deal in time is risky.
Consumers continue to report that mortgage servicers are difficult to work with.
Bank of America failed to listen to its own realty agent, lawsuit says, but at least in this case didn't leave the house reeking from rotten fish.
Lender would accept a deed in lieu of foreclosure, let homeowners stay for six months and help pay for relocation.
For most homeowners, insulation gives you the best bang for your buck, but you might want to start with an energy audit.
Prices begin to make up some lost ground, and sellers are acknowledging the long road back to 'normal.'
Online aid lets homeowners try out different scenarios to weigh financial implications of keeping or giving up their home.
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