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The ARM Strikes Back

Apr 7, 2006
Homebuyers took advantage of low interest rates the last several years by getting adjustable rate mortgages. Now rising interest rates spell: bigger, monthly mortgage payments. Marketplace's Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Housing

The Mailbag for March 31, 2006

Apr 1, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on retiring overseas, deducting capital gains and using a retirement account to buy property.
Posted In: Housing, Investing, Retirement, Taxes

Raise the Roof

Mar 25, 2006
Another week, another confusing list of housing statistics. New home sales fell last month. Sales of older homes rebounded. Is it a buyers market? Or should sellers rejoice? Marketplace's Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Housing, Investing

The Look Ahead for March 17, 2006: FICO and Friends

Mar 18, 2006
What you need to know today about a new credit score system.
Posted In: Housing

The Mailbag for March 3, 2006

Mar 3, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, advice on managing an inheritance, buying a vacation home, and securing a mortgage after bankruptcy.
Posted In: Housing

Appraising an Agent

Mar 3, 2006
Can you negotiate? Will they filter the listings? What's the timeline? Finding a dream agent is just as important as finding your dream home. Real estate expert Elizabeth Razzi gives Kai pointers on narrowing the search.
Posted In: Housing

Scientist... Not!

Mar 3, 2006
This week, President Bush signed a nuclear agreement with India. The deal calls for American technological investment and expertise. But, finding the next generation of American engineers could be an uphill battle. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Housing

Real Estate Revolution

Feb 18, 2006
A new site promises to shake up the real estate world. Type in an address. Find out... everything. Kai assesses the consumer implications from Elizabeth Razzi, the author of the "Fearless Home Buyer."
Posted In: Housing

From the Money Matters Desk: Trading Spaces

Jan 28, 2006
You've got a country cottage. They've got a coastal condo. Can you trade deeds? On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- real estate expert Elizabeth Razzi explains the rules of property swaps.
Posted In: Housing

Mailbag for January 20, 2006

Jan 21, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on calculating retirement savings, using a reverse mortgage, and deducting educational travel.
Posted In: Housing, Retirement

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