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What in the World is HAFA? - 05/21/10 12:38 PM
What's happening in the housing market? What's being done about it? Learn about the government's new HAFA program, providing foreclosure avoidance options including short sales and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure. Here's the big picture, clearly explained.
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Know your rights as a tenant before signing a lease - 05/14/10 01:28 PM
Know your rights as a tenant before signing a leaseBy Harvey S. JacobsJust because a landlord puts a clause in a lease doesn't mean the clause is legal, valid or even binding on the tenant. Attempts by landlords to enforce certain clauses may even subject them to triple damages and having to pay their tenant's attorney's fees, if the issue goes to court. Some recent questions from readers deal with such troublesome clauses in rental leases.Q: I am about to rent an apartment in a new D.C. luxury condominium that has been converted to a rental. My lease states: "Tenant hereby (1 comments)
Why the Housing Recovery Is Taking so Long - 05/11/10 09:00 AM
Real Estate's Far Reach to Continue to Pinchby Conor DoughertyHighflying property prices drove the most-recent economic boom, and a collapse in real-estate values hammered it back down. Now, as the economy struggles to regain strength, real estate is expected to continue to act as a brake, rather than an accelerator.Despite clear signs of revival in the larger economy, including upturns in manufacturing and consumer spending, the nation's market for homes and office buildings remains mired in foreclosures and oversupply. That imbalance will be worked out over time, but in the meantime, it is slowing the recovery in myriad ways.Here's how it breaks down:Less construction means (0 comments)
Why Americans Get Ripped Off on Mortgage Loans - 05/07/10 10:03 AM
Why Americans Get Ripped Off on Mortgage LoansBy James R. Hagerty You might think that Americans would have learned over the past few years that home mortgages can be dangerous products, to be approached warily, only after careful study and consideration. You would be wrong.Americans spend twice as much time shopping for cars than they do for home loans, Zillow.com reported Thursday. An online survey of 2,729 adults commissioned by Zillow found that on average they spent five hours choosing a mortgage, compared with 10 hours for a car and four hours for a computer. Nearly a third of the respondents devoted two hours or (0 comments)
Drowning in home debt - 05/06/10 02:24 PM
Drowning in home debtBy Lisa Gibbs, A transfer in 2005 landed Air Force major Richard Hallbeck, his wife, and two kids in Southern California smack in the middle of the real estate bubble. Home prices in the area had doubled in the past five years and were still climbing. So the Hallbecks swallowed hard and bought an $845,000 four-bedroom in a suburb of Long Beach.The $3,800 monthly payment was high but affordable on two incomes. (Laurie, now 37, worked as a claims adjuster.) And they figured the market was so strong that when they had to move again, they'd at least break (1 comments)
In much of the country, for much of the last decade, renting a home has usually been a better financial move than buying one. It's been true in Southern California, San Francisco, Phoenix, Las Vegas and large parts of Florida, the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast. Renting required you to suffer the scorn of many real estate agents and the skepticism of friends and relatives who believed that owning a home was almost always superior. But renting also would have typically saved you thousands of dollars a year. Now, however, the situation (1 comments)
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