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Buying a home now is a no-brainer
Is now the right time to invest in a house? 12/10/2010 12:33 PM

Bank of America to resume foreclosures
Bank of America said Friday it was ending its hiatus on foreclosure sales, and promised to get its act together after a series of sloppy home seizures prompted the bank to back off and re-examine its process. 12/10/2010 08:21 AM

Home values tumble $1.7 trillion in 2010
Can't sell your home for a decent price? You're not alone. 12/09/2010 05:55 AM

What you need to know about reverse mortgages
Thanks to new federal rules, reverse mortgages don't have to sting as much at the outset. Previously these loans -- which let owners 62 or older borrow against their home and don't have to be paid back until the owner moves or dies -- always carried high upfront fees. 12/09/2010 05:42 AM

America's most overvalued cities
Don't say we didn't warn you. 01/27/2010 07:56 AM

Foreclosures: How bad is your state?
03/05/2009 12:34 PM

Welcome to Zombieland: Ladera Ranch, California
Joshua and Irene Vecchione are cleaning the dinner dishes one evening in October when Joshua's cellphone rings. It's Rhea from the Chase collections department, and she wants to know if he has $123,000 today. That's what it will take to get the Vecchiones current on their mortgage. 12/07/2010 04:10 PM

Foreclosure freeze coming
Several of the big mortgage players are playing Santa Claus again this year, saying they will not evict borrowers in default during the two weeks surrounding Christmas. 12/03/2010 03:42 PM

Should you gift your kid a down payment?
Ken and Denise Holick had always intended to help their children buy homes. So when their daughter Katie, 26, told them she'd been apartment hunting for weeks in Columbus without turning up any good prospects, Ken threw out an idea: Why not buy? 12/03/2010 11:44 AM

House hunters are too scared to buy despite low prices
Despite some of the best home-buying conditions in years -- affordable prices, low interest rates and lots of choices -- fear of buying has infected the market. 12/10/2010 12:38 PM

Buy a foreclosure - save 30% on the price
Foreclosed properties are selling at a discount that can only be described as HUGE! 12/02/2010 10:39 AM

Mortgage tax break in the crosshairs
Don't even think of touching the mortgage interest tax deduction in the midst of a fragile housing market. 12/02/2010 08:07 AM

Home prices fall 2%
U.S. home prices fell 2% in the third quarter after having gained steadily since early 2009. 11/30/2010 11:13 AM

Foreclosure scandal impact: Sales dry up
Big banks are having trouble restarting the foreclosure process after this fall's "robo-signing" scandal, and the once booming market for foreclosed homes has been hit hard as a result. 11/29/2010 05:15 AM

New home sales: Down 80% from the boom
Don't look to the new home market for glad economic tidings: Home builders had another dismal sales month in October, falling to just one-fifth of the sales rate during the boom five years ago. 11/24/2010 11:29 AM

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