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April 5, 2013
Searching the paper for open house listings can be a fun way to spend a Sunday morning, but potential home buyers looking to save money shouldn’t start there.
April 1, 2013
The top housing regulator said on Wednesday it will make it easier for struggling homeowners to lower monthly mortgage payments through a federal anti-foreclosure program.
Under the initiative, mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie...
March 20, 2013
The Federal Reserve has a pledge to keep interest rates low until unemployment falls below 6.5 percent and inflation tops 2.5 percent. But with the...
March 14, 2013
February 8, 2013
Due to the subprime mortgage crisis and the economic recession, millions of homeowners have found themselves struggling to make mortgage payments on properties that have lost much of their value. Aside from the onslaught of...
January 7, 2013
One part of the fiscal cliff that was extended will provide at least one more year of a key housing and tax benefit for homeowners that are underwater in the mortgages.
On January 3rd, 2013, President Obama signed The American Taxpayer...
November 21, 2012
Interest rates may be at record lows, but that doesn’t mean you should pull the trigger on a major purchase before you’re ready. Whether you’re...
October 30, 2012
Purchasing a home is a huge financial decision and typically requires the potential buyer to meet with a lending institution and take out a...
October 30, 2012
There are many questions that arise during the home buying process, including whether or not you should pay mortgage points. While paying points may make...
October 22, 2012
With $2 million in retirement assets and a stellar credit rating, Art Grossman should have breezed through the refinancing of his house - but there was one sticking point.
"I'm not working," says Grossman, 61, who was...