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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Stamp duty bill hits A 5billion for homeowners as rising prices...

Homebuyers paid more than A 5billion in the last year as revenues from the tax inched towards a record high, it emerged today.


6 hrs ago |

The Mortgage Professor: Should seniors buying a house do it with a HECM reverse mortgage?

Many home purchasers are seniors. Some become homeowners for the first time, but most have been and want to remain homeowners.


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

10 hrs ago |

How Trulia, Zillow Merger Affects Buyers, Sellers

Going away this summer? Stay informed with's National AM Alert. Don't miss any of the latest transactions and be aware of industry activities even if you're out of the office.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Real Estate, iPhone and iPad App, Home

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Property shortage to last for four more years - bank boss

HOUSE buyers face up to four more years of shortages before enough homes are built to meet demand, the head of AIB has warned.


Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Action needed on student debt crisis

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: Home, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Scott Walker, US Governors, Opinion

Zillow Blog

Tiny Territory: Homes Under 400 Square Feet

For some, living large means living with less . Stand-alone homes under 400 square feet, built with this type of buyer in mind, are hitting the market across the country.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, West Dover, VT

Lake Country Sun

Indianapolis man buys 2 $1M tickets in 3 months

Hoosier Lottery officials say Robert Hamilton won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket he bought last week at an Indianapolis convenience store.


Related Topix: Lottery, Indiana, Home

Business Journal

BMO Harris Bank: Optimism prevails in Florida homeowners survey

Nearly seven in 10 Florida homeowners believe the value of their home will go up over the next 12 months, according to a survey by BMO Harris Bank .


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

a Mum was left "in a daze" after she scooped nearly 200,000 in a Lotto draw.

Suzanne Richards could soon be made redundant from her job at Morrisons - but now has her eye on a career makeover by setting up a mobile beautician's business.


Related Topix: Home, Toyota Yaris, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Younger Generation is Delaying Home Buying

As the Twin Cities housing market continues to recover, a new study shows one group is not participating in the recovery.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

RANLife Home Loans Offers Alternative Solution to Long USDA Rural Home Loan Waiting Periods

RANLife Home Loans, a USDA Direct Lender , is offering alternative solutions to clients looking for a USDA Home Loan to combat the long commitment times which stretch out to up to 30 business days in some states.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance


Top 10 Millennial-Friendly Cities That Will Spark Your Inner Urge to Move

"Geography is destiny" somebody once said. That thought may go far in explaining what's missing in the relationship between young adults - otherwise known as the millennial generation - and the housing market.


Related Topix: Home, New York, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, United States Air Force Academy

The Independent

Two million can't afford to move out of their parent's home

A new report from the charity Shelter shows that almost half of 20-to-34- year olds live with their parents because of high rent and house prices Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent.


Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Mortgage, Personal Finance


Wipe out debt for good

The average U.S. household owes more than $7,000 on their credit cards. Average U.S. household mortgage debt is around $154,000, and average U.S. household student loan debt is more than $33,000.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt

Consumer Wise: How to find savings with pool construction

Find yourself wishing for a pool this summer season? A pool can help ease the summer heat, but is it worth the investment to install one in your back yard? Vince Arcuri, a realtor with Exit Elite Realty, says it’s a numbers game.


Related Topix: Home

The Columbus Dispatch

Apartments in central Ohio trend toward high end

Construction continues at the Grand at Polaris apartments on Old State Road. They are among the projected 7,500 new apartments to be added in central Ohio since the start of 2013.


Related Topix: Home, Columbus, OH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News 12 WRDW

Local city named one of safest in state

When you're looking to buy a house or find a place to raise your kids, one of the first questions you ask is what the crime is like.


Related Topix: Home, Family, Kids, Richmond County, GA, Fort Gordon, GA

Zillow Blog

Real Estate Q&A: Buying in a Market With Little Inventory

Real estate investor and Zillow Blog contributor Leonard Baron answers questions from readers regarding buying, selling and investing.


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

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Realtor.comA Helps REALTORSA Connect with Consumers through...

When consumers are searching for properties, two of the most important things they are looking for are accurate listing data and immediate access to a competent real estate professional who can help them acquire their dream home.


Related Topix: Home

The Harbor Times Soup

Buying a House? Get Pre-approved.

Pre-approval, as opposed to pre-qualification, signifies that the loan application has been taken through a rigorous procedure.


Related Topix: Home