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Articles About Housing and Mortgage Market
July 03, 2015
The 10 Worst Markets in America to Buy a Home Right Now
Buyers and sellers in the real estate market are quickly finding out that homes are truly worth whatever someone is willing to pay for them.
July 03, 2015
5 Foolish Things Americans Should Stop Doing With Money
As Forrest Gump’s mama would always say, “Stupid is as stupid does.”
June 20, 2015
6 Tips for Saving for a Down Payment
Saving for a down payment is by no means a quick and easy feat, but if you’re willing to get a bit creative with it, it may be more attainable than you think.
June 19, 2015
5 Ways to Get Financial Help When Buying Your First Home
Up to 87% of properties would qualify for down payment or mortgage assistance, if buyers only knew were to look.
June 11, 2015
3 Signs That You’re Not Ready to Buy a House
While Americans believe real estate is the best long-term investment, it certainly isn’t for everyone.
June 07, 2015
How Buying That Big House Just May Ruin Your Retirement
Bigger is not always better. Lifestyle inflation is a real threat to your retirement.
May 30, 2015
How People Are Getting More Money When Selling Their Homes
More and more people are choosing to save money on selling their homes by skipping the realtor's office and marketing it themselves. Here's how some of them do it.
May 23, 2015
Are America’s Intentional Communities Financially Sustainable?
Intentional communities and cooperatives are gaining popularity in the U.S., but economic realities can be a serious challenge.
May 18, 2015
Is Real Estate Still The Best Long-Term Investment?
Americans still think real estate is their best bet when it comes to long-term investing; but is it?
May 13, 2015
Have Americans Already Changed Their Minds on Buying Big Homes?
Time heals all wounds, even those inflicted by the worst housing bubble in modern history.
May 10, 2015
6 Ways Single People Get Screwed Over Financially
Since the 1950s, the number of legally single individuals in the U.S. has increased dramatically, and this status often comes with a greater financial burden.
May 03, 2015
For America’s Seniors, the Future is Looking Very Scary
As the baby boomers head for retirement, it's becoming increasingly apparent that many Americans are unprepared for retirement.
April 26, 2015
Top 10 Most Expensive Rental Markets in America
Rent prices are soaring across the country, causing people to take a second look at mortgage payments.
April 25, 2015
5 Mistakes You Might Be Making While Trying to Sell Your House
It can be truly stressful trying to sell your home, but you can save a lot of trouble by avoiding these common mistakes.
April 16, 2015
5 Ways You Can Protect Yourself from a Home Renovation Scam
Spring is here, summer is on its way, and so are the potential home improvement scams.
April 12, 2015
10 Possible Ways to Break Your Apartment Lease
Tenants are obligated to pay rent through the end of the lease, but there are a few exceptions to justify early termination.
April 02, 2015
7 Things You Can Do If You And Your Landlord Disagree About Money
Has your landlord has been holding onto your deposit without good reason? Check your state’s laws to see what your rights are.
March 11, 2015
4 Simple Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
There’s no place like home when it comes to breaking the bank.
March 07, 2015
7 Charts Revealing How Much Freedom You Could Have in Retirement
Retirees across the nation are enjoying high levels of freedom and satisfaction, especially when it comes to their homes.
February 02, 2015
Is It Finally Time to Refinance Your Mortgage and Save Money?
Interest rates are still at historic lows, but knowing when to refinance isn’t always a clear decision.
January 30, 2015
7 States Where Home Prices Are Hitting New Record Highs
Home prices across the nation continue to find a way to rally.
January 12, 2015
Can You Really Pay for a Vacation House By Renting It Out?
Owning a vacation home may seem far-fetched, but renting can help get you there.
January 05, 2015
5 Predictions About the Economy for 2015
Instead of making extreme predictions to invoke interest, we should examine current trends to make somewhat educated guesses about the upcoming year.
December 20, 2014
3 Tips for Splitting Expenses With Roommates
More and more Americans are seeking roommates to help cut back on expenses, but splitting shared expenses can be a hassle.
December 14, 2014
10 Cities Selling Million-Dollar Homes Like Hotcakes
Sales of homes across the nation for $1 million or more are outpacing the rest of the housing market.
November 26, 2014
Cash Strapped and Out of Work: Why Fewer Americans Own a Home
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that American home ownership is at its lowest rate since 1995; what's really behind the decline?
November 25, 2014
5 Foolish Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make
Buying a home for the first time is exciting. But these mistakes can quickly turn the experience into a disaster.
November 24, 2014
5 Ways Renters Set Themselves Up for Failure
In the market for a place to live? Here are five mistakes you should avoid as a renter.
November 11, 2014
7 States Infected With the Most Zombie Foreclosures
Zombie foreclosures are inhabiting neighborhoods across the country -- albeit at a slower pace than previous years.
November 05, 2014
Why You Shouldn’t Worry About the Slowing Housing Market
Home prices are receiving a much-needed dose of reality.
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