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42 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

JM House & Home Realty joins Chamber

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome JM House & Home Realty to the Chamber's membership! Located on 19 Hanson St., owner and broker Janice Melanson has been in business for 15 years and opened JM House & Home Realty six months ago.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The 'Shoffice' Solution

In prime London, $1 million will buy a home measuring just 271 square feet, according to real-estate firm Knight Frank.

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Hispanic Business

Jason M. Ruedy, The Home Loan Arranger, Offers His Advice on Down...

There are many choices when it comes to mortgages, and some offer a zero percent down option.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Credit.com

How a Deferred Student Loan Could Keep You From Buying a House

The cost of your education isn't just evident in your student loan debt. No, in fact, there is an ulterior cost lurking in the mix: the possibility of being ineligible for a mortgage.

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IamExpat

Free Abn Amro Housing Seminar in Amsterdam

Is it easy to buy a house in the Netherlands? Is it wise given that you might not stay here forever? What kind of mortgages are available? Attend the free housing seminar by ABN AMRO, the leading bank for expats in the Netherlands, and have all your questions answered! On September 25, the ABN AMRO International Client Desk Amsterdam is organising ... (more)

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KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Homebuyer Workshop To Help New Homebuyers

Getting ready to buy a home or even just the thought of it can be a scary thought.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Credit.com

Strangers Moved Into Man's New House, Changed the Locks

Closing on a home is supposed to be the happy, celebratory, "I did it!" moment of the often-stressful process of buying a house .

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GantDaily.com

U.S. sales of newly built homes down 2.4 percent in July; lowest in four months

Washington, DC, United States - Sales of new homes dropped to its four-month low in July, an indication that the U.S. real estate sector has lost its momentum to help the economy grow faster.

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Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Combined Single- and Multifamily Gains Boost Housing Starts in July

Fueled by strong single- and multifamily growth, nationwide housing starts rose 15.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.093 million units in July, the highest level since November 2013, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, DE, Home

The New Zealand Herald

House plan: Winners and losers

The National Party's proposed home loan subsidies could help many young people into their first homes - although experts warn that the extra money will also push up house prices.

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The Oregonian

Roots of gentrification: Law, public pressure force banks to start 1990s lending in North, NE Portland

Editor's note: In 1990, The Oregonian's series "Blueprint for a Slum" identified bank practices that limited opportunities for homeownership in North and inner Northeast Portland, center of the city's African American community.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, African-American, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Arirang TV

Signs of economic recovery as private consumption rose

The economy is finally showing signs of a recovery after months of sluggish domestic consumption following April's ferry disaster.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Southland Times

Smith lauds Nats' housing boost

Housing Minister Nick Smith believes Nelson and Tasman first home buyers qualifying for assistance will be able to cope with big mortgages.

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She Knows

Is it wrong to buy a house that has existing tenants?

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads.

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The Motley Fool

3 Important Things to Consider When Buying a Home

Being able to afford your own home is part of the American Dream. Living rent-free is liberating and certainly can fill homeowners with a sense of accomplishment after making mortgage payments month in and month out for many years.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Retirement

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Scoop

Auckland home buyers $220,000 worse off under National

New home buyers in Auckland are on average $228,400 worse off when buying a home now than when National came to power, and National's meek deposit policy does nothing to make housing more affordable says the Green Party.

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The Motley Fool

5 Luxuries to Ditch to Help You Save Up for a Down Payment

Hey, you! The one who's thinking about buying a home. Put the latte down for a second.

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Related Topix: Home, Life, Food, Recipes, Drink, Coffee

South China Morning Post

Genesis of a New York Chinatown

Chinese are increasingly moving to New York's idyllic Long Island - but will they get, or even need, a societal hub, asks Rong Xiaoqing.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (New York, NY), New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Home, New York, NY, Queens, NY

USA Today

4 reasons not to buy a home

Owning a home has been a part of the American dream for many years, but that doesn't mean it's right for everyone.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Mount Lebanon, PA, Mortgage, Personal Finance

New Canaan News-Review

Free home buyers workshop offered by bank

Joe Lattarulo, home inspector at House Masters; Richard J. Margenot, attorney; Ruth Miner, of Country Club Properties; and Dave Zamary, senior vice president, residential originations at First County Bank, participated in a home buyers workshop in May presented by First County Bank.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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