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Home Buying

How to Win the Short Sales Game

Tweet To obtain a short sale home you need to possess knowledge, patience and fortitude, attributes that can help you win the short sales game. Knowledge Quite easily, you can

Retirement

Why Real Estate May be Your Ticket to Retirement

Tweet By Stacey Edwards We all know how that came out. Everyday people lost way too much money and the economy almost fell into a great depression. That explains why

Book Reviews

Book Review: The 10 Commandments of Money

Top Internet money adviser presents contemporary financial advice. Liz Pulliam Weston, author of Your Credit Score and MSN columnist, has released a new book titled, “The 10 Commandments of Money.” This time around Weston speaks to the consumer who was pummeled by the most recent recession who would, in this case, be nearly every single one of us.

Home Selling

Smart Tips To Help You Prepare Your Home For Sale

Tweet Spring is here and with the warmer weather comes a surge of homes available for sale. The 2010 market may be tempered a bit with some local markets still

Money News

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

Home Buying Home Selling Money News

Nearly One In Four Homes For Sale Have Already Seen A Price Reduction

Tweet The current housing market continues to offer a good news/bad news scenario. First the good news: prices continue to drop. Now for the bad news: sellers are dropping their

Consumer Tips Home Financing Money News

Realtor Group Urges Action Against Foreclosure Scams

Tweet You’re hanging onto your home with all of your energy, trying to keep up with payments despite having lost a significant chunk of your income due to a furlough.

Home Building Home Buying

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

Home Selling Money News

Zillow Says Most Americans Aware Of Home Value Decline

Tweet One of the most bitter pills Americans have had to swallow over the past year or more is the notion that the value of their homes has not only

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Property Values Plunge Yet Property Taxes Are Increasing

Tweet 2008 will go down as a year of contrasts. By late Spring gas prices began to surge eventually topping $4 per gallon by summer. Later in the fall, gas

Consumer Tips

Need Help With Budgeting? Websites That Can Help!

Tweet Millions of consumers are finding it difficult to make ends meet, living week to week on what they earn, hoping that they can keep up with their bills or

Home Buying Home Tips

Condo Fees Are Up, Up, And Away!

Tweet The condominium market has imploded over the past year or two thanks to a downturn in the overall housing market and overbuilding in many local markets. Complete condo projects

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Buying Your Pre-Construction Condo

Tweet In some areas of the country, the condominium market has crashed as a huge surplus of defaulted or unsold homes has wreaked havoc on the market. One market that