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Double Dip Recession Possible If Housing Slide Persists

Tweet Here’s an unpleasant thought: as the nation gradually pulls away from the worst recession in more than a generation, consumer confidence begins to wane and job creation evaporates. That

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Buying Foreclosed? Consider This First!

Tweet Not many people are calling the bottom of the housing market yet, realizing that in some markets further declines in home values may still be happening. But, for the

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What You Should Know About PreForeclosures

Tweet For the homeowner who is behind on house payments, the threat of foreclosure looms large especially as months pass without a payment. In some markets owners may fall behind

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Forget The New Home: Short Sale Deals Reign Supreme

Tweet Home buyers who are interested in new construction may want to skip the second and third stage homes in their favorite housing development. That’s because houses built a year

Consumer Tips

During A Crisis, Mortgage Scammers Abound

Tweet When an economic crisis hits – whether personal or national – there is a certain group of people who come out of the woodwork, just like cockroaches, scammers who

Home Buying

Exercise Due Diligence When Buying A Home At Auction

Tweet Earlier this month SayEducate explored the growing trend where buyers are choosing foreclosed homes as one way to enter the housing market or to get a second home for

Home Buying

Foreclosures: Wise Investment or Money Trap?

Tweet I was having a discussion with a friend last week when our conversation turned to the housing market. Bleak news upon bleak news for some people, but not for

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Buying A Home Post Foreclosure

Tweet If you recently lost your home to foreclosure, how long do you think it’ll take before you can become a homeowner again? 5 years? 7 years? Maybe even 10

Money Management

You Can Save Your Home From Foreclosure

Tweet Financially strapped consumers are losing their homes to foreclosure as higher mortgage payments and other expenses are making it difficult for some to keep up with payments. Although foreclosures

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Foreclosures And A Lease/Buyback Option

Tweet If a court date has been set for the foreclosure of your home, you might yet be able to stay in your home after the court concludes foreclosure. By

Home Buying

REOs — Are They Worth It?

Tweet Home buyers looking for a bargain are taking a close look at the housing market and are witnessing some unique opportunities. For one, prices have fallen — dramatically so

Home Selling

Should You Short Sell Your Home?

Tweet If you are facing an irreversible financial problem, then to “short sell” your home is one method for possibly finding relief from an important debt obligation. With a short