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9 must-know things about your mortgage loan

June 13, 2017

The benefit or burden of any mortgage is largely dependent on these 9 details.

Buying a home: 7 tips for making your biggest investment decision

September 23, 2016

Lack of experience is an inherent problem for first-time home buyers, but some sound investment thinking can help you overcome that problem.

Amid historically low rates, is real estate a good investment?

January 29, 2015

Recent declines in mortgage rates may generate enthusiasm for real estate investments, but there are reasons to be skeptical of this.

When it makes sense to bet the house

January 23, 2014

Shifting your debt burden into a mortgage can save you money, but it can also put your home at risk. Learn when this approach makes sense.

Playing the spread in today's interest rates

January 10, 2014

Rising long-term interest rates should impact how you shop for income vehicles and loans.

Is the housing bubble rising again?

July 26, 2013

Home prices may be the same as in 2004, but other conditions have changed since then. Is history ready to repeat itself?

5 things to know before investing in real estate

February 27, 2013

Real estate investments can provide growth and income, but they also carry some special risks.

4 financial lessons from 'Downton Abbey'

January 15, 2013

Though "Downton Abbey" is set in a distinctly different era, its plot holds some financial lessons that are relevant today.

Is retirement too late for refinancing?

August 8, 2012

Retirees often don't think of refinancing, but current conditions make refinancing worth a fresh look to older Americans.

The mortgage loan for fixer-uppers

May 31, 2012

If you need to finance a home renovation, an FHA 203(k) loan may be your solution.

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