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6 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Bang On!: Due diligence improves home buying experience

The purchase of a new home is an exciting endeavour. Due diligence during the buying process will ensure a quality home that your family will enjoy for many years.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | MyBankTracker

3 Instances When It's Actually Worth Being In Debt

For the majority of Americans, living a debt-free life is virtually impossible. Whether you're paying credit card bills, endless amounts of student debt, or a mortgage, debt is just a part of part of life.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Credit Card Debt, Home Listing

10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: How to avoid monthly mortgage insurance payment

The good news is that you can buy a home with a very small down payment; the bad news is that lenders will not loan you more than 80 percent of the value of your home without charging you for mortgage insurance.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

14 hrs ago | Credit.com

The $47 Cellphone Bill Nightmare

There are countless stories - some of which Credit.com has told - about how a small unpaid bill can make a mess of your credit standing.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Do You Know How to Pay for Your College Education?

According to this research, 94 percent of parents with college students and 94 percent of college students are concerned about rising college costs.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Realtor Magazine

Singles: Why We're Buying Now

Seventy-five percent of single home owners ages 25 to 50 say home ownership is important to them, according to a new Century 21 survey.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

US News & World Report

5 Things to Look Out for When Buying an Older Home

Before doubling down on a Colonial, Georgian or other older home, make sure you've checked for these common issues.

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Related Topix: Home, Entomology, Science, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Real estate Q&A: Be accommodating if seller wants to delay closing

Q: We are under contract to buy a home. We have our loan approved, and the closing is in about two weeks.

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Hispanic Business

EDITORIAL: What's bad for Boeing is 'good' for Labrador

Collateral. When you get a mortgage to buy a house, the bank relies on your house and the land it sits on being collateral that can be foreclosed if you don't pay.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Standard

Millennials hold the key

The 31-year-old had the income, but preferred the financial freedom of renting a room in his cousin's basement.

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SFGate

Here's what it costs to buy a house around the Bay

Here's a list of median home prices in various Bay Area cities as of Aug. 11, from Paragon Real Estate Group.

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Mortgage News

Things You Shouldn't Do When Applying for a Mortgage

When you decide you're ready to buy a home, you'll examine your own finances closer than you ever have before - because your mortgage underwriter will be looking at your finances even more closely.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

The Washington Post

How to write a love letter to a house

To win their LeDroit Park home, Vishal Patel and Monica Vohra wrote a letter to the seller describing their backgrounds and the fact that the couple had recently gotten engaged and wanted to start a family in D.C. Writing a personal letter to the seller has helped many D.C.-area home buyers land their dream house .

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Investopedia

How Countries Deal With Debt

You've heard it before: someone runs into credit card or mortgage payment problems and needs to work out a payment plan to avoid going bankrupt.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Globe and Mail

Survey show 80% of renters under 50 desire home ownership

The vast majority of Canadian renters under the age of 50 would like to own a home, a new survey has found.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBC News

Proposed changes could increase density in mature neighbourhoods

Developer Doug Kelly was among nearly two dozen people who made presentations to council's executive committee about the city's new infill report.

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The Age

Price boom killing home ownership dream

Booming house prices have dramatically changed the profile of the average renter in Victoria, with new analysis to be released on Wednesday showing families now rent 42 per cent of the state's privately leased homes.

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Related Topix: Housing, Home

The Age

Buying homes tough for young families

Nina Cunneen has rented most of her adult life. Despite a successful career as a nurse and marriage to a sales account manager, the 34-year-old mother has still found buying a house tough.

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St. Paul Real Estate Blog

Don't replace anything you don't have to replace

I recently talked to a home seller who had been talked into replacing all of her kitchen appliances before putting her home on the market.

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Hindustan Times

I hope the serial kisser tag stays in the family Alia Bhatt

Ever since she made her Bollywood debut in 2012, Alia Bhatt's career has been on the upswing.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, Soni Razdan, Home

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