Archive for 'Real Estate'
Sep 11, 2012 - Chase is sending certain homeowners unexpected letters that offer to cut their payments by hundreds a month. It's not a scam.
Sep 07, 2012 - Think credit bureaus are the only agencies keeping an eye on you? Think again.
Sep 03, 2012 - America's tech capital has sold half its supply of homes in the past year.
Aug 22, 2012 - Whether you want in or out of a home, the right professional can make the process cheaper and smoother.
Aug 15, 2012 - There are few purchases more costly, or emotional, than buying a home. Here's how to do the math to see what you can afford, workarounds if you don't have enough, and a reminder to keep your ego on the sidelines.
Aug 13, 2012 - Do you live in one of the 5,355 cities where owning a home becomes cheaper than renting one within three years? Maybe it's time to start shopping.
Aug 09, 2012 - If Fortune 500 CEOs make mistakes, then so do the rest of us who handle our family's finances. Here's a long list of what to avoid.
Jul 23, 2012 - President Obama's health care mandate has been ruled a tax. But there are many other ways the government uses taxes to promote behavior – and you can save by taking advantage of them.
Jul 20, 2012 - If you rely on online interest rate searches to give you the best rates on savings accounts, mortgages, car loans, or credit cards, you really need to read this.
Jul 19, 2012 - It's easier to remember my best purchases than my worst, but I've spent the past year figuring it out. Here are the results.
Jul 17, 2012 - If you can refinance a $200,000, 30-year mortgage from 7 percent to 4 percent, you'll end up $135,000 richer. But refinancing these days is a minefield. Wouldn't it be nice if you could pick up the phone and call an expert for free help to get it done? As it happens, you can. Here's some advice and an 800 number.
Jul 05, 2012 - I have to sell two houses, and I've already made a lot of mistakes. Here's what the pros tell me I need to do.
Jun 29, 2012 - If you can lower the interest rate on your $200,000 30-year mortgage from 6 percent to 3.5, over the life of the loan you'll keep $100,000 that would otherwise have gone to your lender. Don't have good enough credit or enough equity to refinance? If the White House has its way, there's help ahead.
Jun 25, 2012 - Want to make money from your house? Rent it out, then rent another one from a clergyman or college professor.
Jun 20, 2012 - You probably spend more per month on rent than anything else. So why pay more than you have to? Here are eight easy ways to lower the cost.