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9/22/2018 4:30:19 AM

How does a real estate agent determine your home asking price? He or she compares it to recent sales and current competition. You can also estimate your own property value with online tools.

9/21/2018 8:30:17 AM

Many homeowners refinance for lower payments or interest rates. Here's what you need to know about your options and some pitfalls.

9/21/2018 4:30:46 AM

Want to make some extra Airbnb income? Then buy in a small or medium-sized market with lots of residents — preferably one with warmer weather. According to new data, these are your best bet for banking the big bucks on the short-term vacation rental market.

9/21/2018 4:30:41 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/20/2018 12:03:11 PM

Millennials are coming up with new ways to solve an old problem: how to save a down payment for your home. And they are getting it done. Here's how.

9/20/2018 4:30:54 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/20/2018 4:30:34 AM

The rising rent problem isn’t getting any better. Rents rose 3 percent over the year in July, with low-end properties seeing the biggest jumps. Rent prices in Orlando, in particular, have skyrocketed in the last year.

9/19/2018 4:30:56 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/19/2018 4:30:46 AM

When your mortgage status is "transfer to processor" what does that mean? Your mortgage loan processor is the person who communicates between you, your loan officer, underwriting and closing officers. Processors are arguably the most important people you'll encounter during your escrow.

9/19/2018 4:30:15 AM

When it comes to housing amenities, buyers are putting their money where their mouth is. In fact, according to a new study, some Americans are willing to pay $100 or more per month just to have certain features in their home or property.

9/18/2018 8:30:42 AM

Many homeowners refinance for lower payments or interest rates. Here's what you need to know about your options and some pitfalls.

9/18/2018 4:30:51 AM

About the bi-weekly mortgage payment program, and whether it's an effective way to own your home faster. Analysis, plus today's live mortgage rates.

9/18/2018 4:30:47 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/18/2018 4:30:05 AM

Home appraisers are human and humans make mistakes. Here's how to appeal a home appraisal that came in lower than what you expected -- or needed.

9/17/2018 4:30:41 AM

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

9/17/2018 4:30:37 AM

When you buy a house, plan to stay awhile. That's easier to do if you choose one of the top ten cities, and avoid the ones everyone wants to leave.

9/17/2018 4:30:05 AM

Choosing an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) instead of fixed-rate loan can be a great way to save money on your loan. But, is it really your best choice?

9/17/2018 4:30:05 AM

If you fall in line with the findings of a recent financial literacy study, you may want to consider studying up before buying a home. According to the data, a large chunk of Americans aren’t familiar with some of the most basic financial terms — many of which play a big role in both buying and owning a home.

9/16/2018 4:30:18 AM

How long does it take to sell a home? That depends on several factors. And you can control some of them.

9/15/2018 4:30:47 AM

Considering a cash-out refinance for renovation? Here's what you need to know about options for financing home improvements.