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The Susukino district of Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, on June 9, 2013. Japan's economy grew more than the government initially estimated in the first quarter, helping Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to sustain confidence in his campaign to defeat deflation.
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While a community pool may seem like the cheapest way to escape the heat this summer, HOA fees can be pricey, and in older neighborhoods, shared amenities may not be available.
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When you buy a house, you know things are going to break. Is it worth paying hundreds of dollars a year to repair or replace your furnace, washing machine, refrigerator or other major appliance when it breaks? Only you can decide.
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Jaime Harla wants to buy a house. A program manager at ARC of Rensselaer County, she works 12-hour shifts to make extra money and maintains near-perfect credit.
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Renting to become the norm for generation of would-be buyers priced out of housing market, according to a report by Halifax canvassing opinion of younger people The Council of Mortgage Lenders says first-time buyers typically needed a deposit of nearly A 27,000 in the first quarter of 2013.
Home Stretch is a first-time homebuyer workshop that takes participants through the entire home buying process.
Most young Britons say rising barriers to home ownership are dividing the country socially and economically, and one in five has abandoned the dream of ever owning a property, a survey by mortgage provider Halifax said.
Spring and summer are prime times for home buying. Whether you are a first-time buyer or ready to make a move to a new home, obtaining a pre-qualification letter is an important step as you begin the home-shopping process.
Everyone seems to mention having an attorney handle the purchase. Is this always necessary, even if the property is owned by a bank? Also, what would be the average cost an attorney would charge? -- via askedith.com Answer: Closing customs vary widely across the country.
Getting married, buying a home, and other big adult decisions are happening later in life for Millennials, and as they age up and begin to take on these major tasks in larger numbers, they're looking for tools to make the intimidating more manageable.
"House Hunters" makes it look easy, but anyone who has been there knows that buying a home is more often than not, a long, complicated process.
A: During the past six months real estate prices in the Bay Area have soared. Even without the frenzy of properties receiving multiple offers, buying a home can be a nerve-wracking endeavor full of tough questions and decisions.
Q . I am selling my home, where I have lived for many years and have built up a lot of equity.
Q: I am buying a home next week. We drove by and saw that the seller has disconnected and removed the custom window drapes.