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9/25/2018 4:30:58 AM

Hiring a real estate agent: Follow these tips for a great home-buying experience.

9/25/2018 4:30:30 AM

What does the American dream home look like exactly? According to a new study, it’s a four-bedroom, 5,000-square foot house on the water. It also comes with a whopping 10 acres of land.

9/25/2018 4:30:13 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/24/2018 10:34:16 AM

Considering making the jump from renter to homeowner? This first time home buyer guide tells you what you need to know.

9/24/2018 8:00:52 AM

It's an age-old question: Should you get a cash-out refinance (but be placed into a higher rate) or get a HELOC? The better option in some cases, surprisingly, is a full cash-out. Here's when you should consider it.

9/24/2018 4:30:57 AM

Are you a first time home buyer wondering if you qualify to buy a home? Of it now is the right time for you? Here's what to consider.

9/24/2018 4:30:50 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/24/2018 4:30:38 AM

What does a real estate agent do to sell your home? It depends on the level of service you want, what you;re willing to pay, and how good your agent is.

9/23/2018 4:30:45 AM

Finding the best real estate agent to sell your home means choosing the level of service you want. Remember this person will be representing you and your property, so choose an agent with experience, skills and professionalism.

9/22/2018 4:30:45 AM

Mortgage reserves to buy a home are funds that you will have after closing. So you can make your payments if your income stops temporarily or you have an unexpected financial emergency.

9/22/2018 4:30:19 AM

How does a real estate agent determine your home asking price? He or she compares it to recent sales and current competition. You can also estimate your own property value with online tools.

9/21/2018 8:30:17 AM

Many homeowners refinance for lower payments or interest rates. Here's what you need to know about your options and some pitfalls.

9/21/2018 4:30:46 AM

Want to make some extra Airbnb income? Then buy in a small or medium-sized market with lots of residents — preferably one with warmer weather. According to new data, these are your best bet for banking the big bucks on the short-term vacation rental market.

9/21/2018 4:30:41 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/20/2018 12:03:11 PM

Millennials are coming up with new ways to solve an old problem: how to save a down payment for your home. And they are getting it done. Here's how.

9/20/2018 4:30:54 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/20/2018 4:30:34 AM

The rising rent problem isn’t getting any better. Rents rose 3 percent over the year in July, with low-end properties seeing the biggest jumps. Rent prices in Orlando, in particular, have skyrocketed in the last year.

9/19/2018 4:30:56 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/19/2018 4:30:46 AM

When your mortgage status is "transfer to processor" what does that mean? Your mortgage loan processor is the person who communicates between you, your loan officer, underwriting and closing officers. Processors are arguably the most important people you'll encounter during your escrow.

9/19/2018 4:30:15 AM

When it comes to housing amenities, buyers are putting their money where their mouth is. In fact, according to a new study, some Americans are willing to pay $100 or more per month just to have certain features in their home or property.