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Protect Your Dream Home From Shady Mortgage Brokers

Tweet By Alex Levin Mortgage brokers work on your behalf to shop around at multiple lending institutions and find the best package deal for your home loan. While the best

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Are Your Association Fees Out of Line?

Tweet Association costs can slam your budget. Associations have their pluses and minuses, and are certainly not for everyone, particularly for homeowners desiring freedom of expression including what color to

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How to Make an Offer to Buy a Home

Tweet Moreover, your lender has something to say about this — he may find that the home is overpriced and will nix the deal. This means that there are several

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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level In 2 Months

Tweet Mortgage rates are on the rise with Bankrate.com reporting that rates have reached the highest levels seen in the past two months. This news, however, shouldn’t cause consumers to

Home Buying

Purchasing A Foreclosure? What You Should Know

When a property owner is unable to meet the terms of his mortgage and falls behind on payments, one route the lender may take is foreclosure.

Home Buying

Your Timely Home Closing Advice

Tweet If you are buying a home and are just days away from closing, you’ll want to make sure that you have everything in order. Having closing money on hand,

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Last Call For Fed Home Buying Tax Credit

Tweet Program ends this Friday First time home buyers looking to save $8000 on their purchase have until midnight Friday night to sign a home purchase agreement. Repeat home buyers

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Final Month For Home Buyer Tax Credit

Tweet Four weeks from today, an important tax credit for home buyers will come to an end. On April 30, 2010, the deadline for “The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance

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Time Running Out On Home Buyer’s Tax Credit

Tweet April 30, 2010 is a date circled in red on the calendars of some home shoppers. That is the last day when prospective home buyers can enter into an

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Congress Weighs Modified Home Buyer Tax Credit

Tweet Eligible first time home buyers have enjoyed an $8000 federal tax credit thanks to a program put into place earlier this year. That program comes to an end on

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House Sales Surge For September 2009

Tweet Sales of existing homes climbed by 9.4% in September, representing the strongest monthly increase in more than two years, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). With an

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Lease To Own: Your Path To Home Ownership

Tweet Traditionally, home buyers have gotten into the market by shopping, choosing and moving into a home that they planned to keep for many years. Buyers would put five to

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Home Values, Sales Retreat In August

Tweet Bad news on the housing front: after four consecutive months of gains, home sales dropped by 2.7% in August, while home values continued to fall reaching a national median

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FHFA Records 0.3% Housing Price Increase

Tweet Consumers who have been waiting for the housing market to bottom out may have received a strong signal that home prices, indeed, are stabilizing. According to the Federal Housing

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Real Estate Recovery Remains Spotty, Elusive

Tweet The housing market remains volatile, but signs of stability, even recovery are appearing in some markets while other areas remain stuck in a deep downturn. That’s the findings of