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Couple missing out on 'dream house' because plan bans pet pigs

A couple looking to purchase their dream home in Cranberry Township says they've lost out on the house because of their pet miniature pig.

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Related Topix: Cranberry Township, PA, Home

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NAFCU

Duncan: 1.1 trillion mortgages this year

Fannie Mae's Doug Duncan, at Wednesday's Annual Conference general session, discussed housing trends, monetary policy, interest rates and factors that shape homeownership decisions of young consumers.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Mortgage News

What Your Student Loans Mean for Your Mortgage

On the scale of big lifetime purchases, it's safe to say mortgage loans rank pretty high.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

ClayCord.com

Column: East Bay Real Estate with Nancy Bennett - How to Repair or Improve Your Credit Fast

Today, the best mortgage rates are available to borrowers with credit scores of 720 or higher.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Fox News

Renting is Hip, But Prices are Hopping in Hot Areas

America's major urban centers are seeing some major price hikes in the apartment-rental market.

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Related Topix: Home, Tribeca (New York, NY), Lower East Side (New York, NY), Meatpacking District (New York, NY), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Kiplinger Online

Housing and Mortgage Advice From Around the Web

My colleague Andrea Browne recently bought her first home and shared some great advice in a recent Starting Out column about the process.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Rick Otton Reveals Which Suburbs Cost the Same Per Square Metre As a New Car

"Every so often there is a statistic or measure published that really makes even experienced property market investors and watchers like myself pause" said suburbs of Kensington and Chelsea at current prices, a square of the property measuring 100cm by 100cm would cost 10,854.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Home

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scared Monkeys

President Barack Obama, A Man of the People in His Rancho Mirage,...

Rumor has it that Barack and Michelle Obama are buying a home in Rancho Mirage, CA for $4.5 million.

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Related Topix: Rancho Mirage, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Home, Michelle Obama

Zillow Blog

Should You Buy a Home for Your College Student?

Many parents who are interested in real estate investing might consider buying a property for their child to live in during college.

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Related Topix: Home

Examiner.com

First time home buying steps

Buying your first home will most likely be the largest financial decision and process that a person or family will ever make.

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The Truth About Mortgage

Yes, You Can Buy a Home on a Minimum Wage Salary, Maybe

A new analysis from Zillow revealed that many minimum wage earners own homes nationwide, a surprising fact given how low the hourly rate of pay appears to be.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, New York

CMSWire

Think Long-Term with ECM Strategy

Fixating on the cheapest and seemingly most user-friendly solutions can ruin your enterprise content management strategy .

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Hispanic Business

Hail-hit homeowners struggle with mortgage companies over insurance money

The Linde's insurance agent warned there could be hoops to jump through before the couple's claims check could be tapped for hail damage repairs.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Housing Buoyed by 20-Year High for Vet Loans Program: Mortgages

During his third deployment in Afghanistan, Air Force Staff Sgt. Claude Hunter was so eager to return to the U.S. and buy a house that he signed a contract for a property that his agent showed him over Skype.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Military, US Air Force, Life, Veteran Affairs, Irvine, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MarketWatch

Personal Finance Daily: The right way to pick a mutual fund

Women who help other women rise through the ranks are perceived as less warm, and nonwhite managers who help nonwhite people are perceived as less competent, new research finds .

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Related Topix: Home, Surprise, NY

Joplin

Missouri scarier than Kansas according to one study

There is new evidence to prove Missouri is considered scarier than Kansas. A real estate search site called Estately looked at the things people worry about when chosing to buy a home.

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Stuff.co.nz

Let's live in ... Matamata

The land of Hobbits is also one of the most central, characterful rural towns our fair country has to offer ... You might want to join the Aucklanders pretending to be farmers on lifestyle blocks or retiring to newly built villas, as they make up roughly 40 per cent of those buying real estate in Matamata.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Home,

Realtor Magazine

5 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

First-timers can be eager to jump into home ownership. But real estate experts say they see them committing the same mistakes, time and time again.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Buying a home is not an investment, it's a hedge.

Buying a home to live in can always make financial sense, but not for the reasons most of us have been taught.

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The Independent

You won't hear the Chancellor boasting about the biggest drop in living standards since the war

The young have been hurt the most by the recession. They don't vote Tory and can't buy a house, so who cares? Last week I appeared on Iain Dale's LBC radio show to discuss an interview he had just conducted with the Chancellor George Osborne on a trip to the South-west.

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Related Topix: Home, Economics News, Bankruptcy

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