Although poorer homebuyers have been hit hardest by foreclosures and mortgage abuses, a larger number of complaints are coming from richer folks.
Many banks have stopped preapproving homebuyers for a loan.
Home equity lines of credit remain out of reach for millions of Americans. They may have an alternative.
New rules that go into effect Oct. 1 may make the loans more difficult to get, and allow less access to a home’s value.
Next year, it’ll become more expensive and harder to qualify for a mortgage. If you’re sitting on the fence, now’s the time to get off it.
A surge in home prices brought millions more homeowners into positive equity last quarter.
Some of these can be DIY, but even if you have to hire a professional, you should recoup a large percentage of your investment when you sell.