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10 home-buying mistakes to avoid (infographic)

Oct 30, 2013
You want that new home, but make sure you don't make a decision you'll regret later
Posted In: Housing, mistakes, Personal Finance

As luxury housing market rebounds, new mansions are more modest

Oct 21, 2013
In some markets, wealthy owners are buying smaller and less costly homes, but they aren't scaling back on luxe details inside their mansions.
Posted In: mansion, recession, Housing

The real cost of upkeep for a TV show home

Oct 11, 2013
Ever wonder how much it would cost to keep "Downton Abbey" running? A look at the real costs of staffing, upkeep, and more for some of TV's famous homes.
Posted In: Housing, television

The rise of the refi

Oct 11, 2013
Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
Posted In: mortgage refinance, mortgage, refinancing, Housing

Quiz: What do you know about home values?

Oct 10, 2013
Does living on a dead-end street lower a home's value? What if your home has a pool? Test your knowledge of home values by taking our quiz!
Posted In: Housing, buying a home

The housing market: Back from the brink?

Sep 27, 2013
The housing market is showing positive signs with prices climbing back up. But is now the time to buy?
Posted In: Housing, housing market, housing prices

5 years after Lehman, subprime mortgages return

Sep 12, 2013
Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Posted In: subprime, mortgage, mortgage crisis, Housing, home loans

Chief economist of Fannie Mae says three more years until recovery

Sep 11, 2013
Douglas Duncan says the economy today is “improving but it's not robust."
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Housing, financial crisis, housing recovery

States divert foreclosure prevention money to demolitions

Sep 3, 2013
The Treasury Department has changed the rules on a program meant to help people hit by the housing crisis stay in their homes, allowing states to use some money from the $7.6 billion foreclosure prevention program to demolish homes instead.
Posted In: Housing, housing crisis, TARP

House hunt: Match the famous home with its TV show

Aug 23, 2013
"Full House," "The Cosby Show," "Golden Girls" -- all of these TV shows featured noteworthy homes. Play our matching game and see if you can match each house with its TV show.
Posted In: Housing, matching game

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