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Owning a home has been a part of the American dream for many years, but that doesn't mean it's right for everyone.
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.
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.
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.
According to this research, 94 percent of parents with college students and 94 percent of college students are concerned about rising college costs.
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.
Before doubling down on a Colonial, Georgian or other older home, make sure you've checked for these common issues.
Q: We are under contract to buy a home. We have our loan approved, and the closing is in about two weeks.
The 31-year-old had the income, but preferred the financial freedom of renting a room in his cousin's basement.
Here's a list of median home prices in various Bay Area cities as of Aug. 11, from Paragon Real Estate Group.
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.
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 .
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.
Developer Doug Kelly was among nearly two dozen people who made presentations to council's executive committee about the city's new infill report.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 08:14 am
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