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  1. Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in California at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Cybercast News Service

    Lowell Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, has died in California. He was 95. After graduating with a business degree from Santa Barbara College in 1941, Steward joined the Army Air Corps and trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama.


  2. How I found my dream homeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Sampan

    Hello! I am Feng. In May 2013 my friend told me about an affordable housing program in Boston's Chinatown.


  3. Braving the Wilds as a Self-Employed BorrowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Zillow Blog

    It's possible to get a mortgage when you're self-employed, but be prepared to gather mountains of paperwork and exercise a little patience. Amy De La Hunt, a writer and editor in St. Louis, gathered mountains of documentation last year to apply for a mortgage as a self-employed borrower.


  4. Don't Buy a House in the Bay Area if You Play for the Oakland A'sRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Athletics Nation

    Alex Hall goes on the Phil Naessens Show and discusses the trade of another Oakland A's All Star, Derek Norris. There's an old superstition that if you buy a home in the city that you play professional sports in, expect to be traded.


  5. Mortgage Applications Drop Drastically in One WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Blown Mortgage Blog

    ... lso around the time of a new school year. Parents are busy with other obligations at the moment and not a lot of home buying occurs during such a transitional time of year.


  6. Oil's Plunge Is Pushing Mortgage Rates DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Wall Street Journal

    Low oil prices may offer a hidden gift to consumers beyond the gas pump: They could also indirectly support lower mortgage rates. Already, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.06% last week, the lowest level in 18 months, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association .


  7. Developer sets sights on young families of modest meansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Seattle Times

    Young families "want a quality rental that gives them certain levels of security and comfort, and ultimately luxury at a price they can afford," says David Nagel, president of Decron Properties. LOS ANGELES - While many Southern California apartment builders are racing to attract hip, single urbanites with lots of cash, one Los Angeles developer is taking a different tack and pursuing young families of more modest means.


  8. HOMEFINDER: Costs can sneak up on home buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Goldstream Gazette

    You've found the home of your dreams and put aside the money you'll need for a down payment, so now all you need to do is make an offer and then sit back and wait for the moving van to arrive. Well, not so fast.


  9. Did Derek Jeter really buy a house on Skaneateles Lake? MaybeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Post-Standard

    According to the New York Post's Page Six gossip column, he did. But nothing has been confirmed at this point.


  10. Selling a Home in 2015: 5 Resolutions for SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Zillow Blog

    ... or position of Zillow. Brendon DeSimone is the author of " Next Generation Real Estate: New Rules for Smarter Home Buying & Faster Selling ," the go-to insider's guide for navigating and better understanding the complex and ever-evolving world of ...


  11. AmeriSave Mortgage joins 97% LTV pioneer clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Housing Wire

    AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation announces that it will participate in the 97% loan-to-value program rolled out by Fannie Mae earlier this month. Fannie Mae rolled out the program to build upon the success of a lower down payment option program offered by state Housing Finance Agencies in hopes that this option will expand credit access to more first-time homebuyers.


  12. Home Buying Gets Cheaper This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Herald Gazette

    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage this week dipped to its lowest level in more than a year, bringing borrowing costs down for home buyers and refinancers. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, the most popular loan among home buyers, averaged 3.80 percent this week, meaning that it has remained below 4 percent for every week except for two since Oct. 16, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey.


  13. Mary Holm: Beware first-home subsidy trapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    She and her husband were able to withdraw their funds using the savings withdrawal scheme. However, their application for the deposit subsidy left them disappointed.


  14. Nottingham Building Society to open in Ashbourne next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    ... estate agency service shows our commitment to offer an 'all-under-one-roof' service for financial services and home buying and letting businesses." Along with the building society state agency Harrison and Murray will share floor-space in the in the ...


  15. Redfin expands operations to San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Business Journal

    Redfin, an online real estate brokerage based in Seattle, has announced it is expanding its operations into three new markets including San Antonio. In addition to the Alamo City, the company is launching its home-buying and selling services in Detroit and Richmond, Va.


  16. Fort Mill Schools - Some of the Best in Charlotte MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | HipHoods

    ... can use in the Ballantyne and South Charlotte area! Contact Lynn Johnson at Savvy + Co. Real Estate for all your home buying and selling needs in Ballantyne and Charlotte, NC.


  17. Understanding the terminology used in mortgagesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Village News

    Buying a home can be simultaneously exciting and stressful. Owning a home is still a dream for many people, but first-time buyers often find that their unfamiliarity with the home buying process is a source of stress.


  18. The Fed Raising Rates? No Way.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Townhall

    Janet says that the Fed could raise rates at "any moment". Of course they can and they can cut rates to negative, like the Swiss, at "any moment".


  19. Canadian finds a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend for a free trip around the worldRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Japan Times

    A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right.


  20. Where to buy a San Francisco home within your budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Examiner.com

    To a large degree, if you're buying a house in San Francisco, your price range effectively determines the possible neighborhoods to consider. That does not apply quite as much to condos and TICs: Generally speaking, in neighborhoods with high numbers of condo and TIC sales, there are buying options at a wide range of price points, though, obviously, size, quality, view and amenity considerations will come into play.