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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Housing Buoyed by 20-Year High for Vet Loans Program: Mortgages

During his third deployment in Afghanistan, Air Force Staff Sgt. Claude Hunter was so eager to return to the U.S. and buy a house that he signed a contract for a property that his agent showed him over Skype.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Military, US Air Force, Life, Veteran Affairs, Irvine, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MarketWatch

Personal Finance Daily: The right way to pick a mutual fund

Women who help other women rise through the ranks are perceived as less warm, and nonwhite managers who help nonwhite people are perceived as less competent, new research finds .

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Related Topix: Home, Surprise, NY

Joplin

Missouri scarier than Kansas according to one study

There is new evidence to prove Missouri is considered scarier than Kansas. A real estate search site called Estately looked at the things people worry about when chosing to buy a home.

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Related Topix: Home

Stuff.co.nz

Let's live in ... Matamata

The land of Hobbits is also one of the most central, characterful rural towns our fair country has to offer ... You might want to join the Aucklanders pretending to be farmers on lifestyle blocks or retiring to newly built villas, as they make up roughly 40 per cent of those buying real estate in Matamata.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Home,

Realtor Magazine

5 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make

First-timers can be eager to jump into home ownership. But real estate experts say they see them committing the same mistakes, time and time again.

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

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Buying a home is not an investment, it's a hedge.

Buying a home to live in can always make financial sense, but not for the reasons most of us have been taught.

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The Independent

You won't hear the Chancellor boasting about the biggest drop in living standards since the war

The young have been hurt the most by the recession. They don't vote Tory and can't buy a house, so who cares? Last week I appeared on Iain Dale's LBC radio show to discuss an interview he had just conducted with the Chancellor George Osborne on a trip to the South-west.

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Related Topix: Home, Economics News, Bankruptcy

MarketWatch

Amy Hoak's Home Economics: 4 ways to fight mortgage information overload

Prospective home buyers are confident that they'll be able to find an affordable mortgage to make their purchase.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sulekha.com

How to buy a house in 4.5 steps

Those who are new to home buying can find it difficult and complicated. For this reason we have created a brief infographic to help you out.

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Related Topix: Home

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Home buyers 'face paying A 7,500 stamp duty by 2016': Boom in...

Home buyers will be paying an average of A 7,500 in stamp duty within two years if the current house price surge continues, it is claimed.

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Related Topix: Home

The Miami Herald

State mortgage program cuts rates in Western Md.

The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports the Maryland Mortgage Program will lower rates by a quarter percent for homes in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett and Washington counties.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Maryland

The Motley Fool

3 Reasons You Shouldn't Pay Your Mortgage Off Early

For most homeowners, their mortgage is the biggest single debt hanging over their heads.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Cape Gazette

Assuming a Mortgage

You may be able to assume the seller's mortgage liability when buying a house instead of having to apply for a new loan.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Credit.com

5 Kinds of Mortgages: What's Right for You?

Home buying can be a whirlwind and, unless you are a lottery winner or heir to a fortune, likely includes taking out a mortgage.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scottish Government's Help to Buy scheme should have focused on...

One of this country's leading figures in housebuilding has criticised the design of the Scottish Government's Help to Buy scheme, which ran out of money last week.

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Related Topix: Home

Stuff.co.nz

Property well over-valued, but no quick fix

House prices are well out of kilter compared with incomes, rents and other countries, and with prices as much as 26 per cent over-valued are at risk of a sharp fall, according to a report by NZIER.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Stuff.co.nz

Don't build a house of cards

NOT FOR EVERYONE: People are working ever longer hours to buy a house that in some cases, they won't have time to enjoy.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

The Motley Fool

7 Sure Ways to Ensure Your Next House Flip Is an Epic Fail

Ever since house flipping became a "thing", thanks to reality television, many people have come out to try their luck with it.

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Related Topix: Home Listing

Detroit Free Press

Millennials buying homes later in life

They are increasingly ethnically diverse, more educated and less likely to be married - all factors that make them less likely to own a home, said a new report released Wednesday by Trulia, the online real estate firm.

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Los Angeles Times

Michael C. Hall continues his serial home buying and selling spree

Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has listed a house in Los Feliz for sale at $4.5 million or for lease at $18,000 a month.

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Related Topix: Six Feet Under, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Dexter, Home Listing, Home, Michael C. Hall

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