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Housing Weekly Review

by on February 13, 2012

We bring you the best and most informative housing news every week. Whether we found new home purchase programs,  home improvement tips,  market trends, great mortgage advice or useful stories, you can find them all here. We update our housing round up every week so come back regularly. Housing Weekly Review – Monday Dec. 24th, […]

Housing Weekly Review

by on January 12, 2012

We bring you the best and most informative housing news every week. Whether we found new home purchase programs,  home improvement tips,  market trends, great mortgage advice or useful stories, you can find them all here. We update our housing round up every week so come back regularly. Top Housing News – Week of January […]

The Housing Market in Review: Top Stories Week of January 2

by on January 5, 2012

Our picks for the week of January 2, 2012: first-time homebuyers are looking to parents for help, valuable information for real estate agents, changes to affordable housing and 6 financial things every homeowner should look into plus 4 season home improvement tips and more… In a hurting market, first-time homebuyers depend on parents to secure […]

The Housing Market in Review: Top Stories Week of December 19

by on December 23, 2011

Our picks for the week of December 19: more foreclosure lawsuits in the process, good news for Michigan, Obama is clueless to resolve the housing crisis, home insurance on the rise in unaffected disaster areas and a warning for potential buyers of HUD homes! Underwater VA-Backed Mortgages May Be Eligible for Cash Rewards for Staying […]

The Housing Market in Review: Top Stories Week of December 12

by on December 16, 2011

The stories we picked for the week of December 12. Two warnings; no-cost mortgages and loans, and defective LP or ABT trimboard products. Unhappy Republicans, advise to strategic defaulters and more on foreclosures. Zillow reported the value of homes dropped in October 2011, the forecast for 2012 is… Compared to the fall of last year, […]

Women in the news: Week of December 12

by on December 12, 2011

Last week in the news there were stories of women helping women and good, sound wisdom when it comes to money, but we also saw that the job market has not only taken a hit on men. 5 things every single women should be doing with their money right now! Oh yes, this one comes […]

The Housing Market in Review: Top Stories Week of December 5

by on December 9, 2011

Last week in housing news: Still more lawsuits for banks, jail time for mortgage schemers and renters rights in foreclosure cases plus the last inning stretch for benefiting from housing tax credits. Merrill Lynch to Pay $315 Million to Settle Mortgage-Loans Lawsuit To start our Top 10 we begin with Merrill Lynch & Co. which […]

The Housing Market in Review: Top Stories Week of November 28

by on December 6, 2011

Last week in housing news: foreclosure hit back with lawsuits against the banks, Obama was there with his administration and why are there so many “affordable” empty houses, plus the American dream revisited? Does the ‘American Dream’ include renting? “The question of housing affordability in 2011 is a paradoxical one.” Even though the cost of […]

The Housing Market in Review: Top Stories Week of November 21

by on November 28, 2011

From the changing face of the homebuyer to more bank bailouts and faulty home insurance rates and not to mention the fact that the IRS never finished math class… These are the TOP 10 housing stories from last week. FORECLOSURE Yup that’s right, it’s a sad face. On the foreclosure front things are still looking […]

Financial Crisis Effects (continued): Debt solutions

by on December 10, 2009

To continue our previous blog post “Financial Crisis effects on Borrowing Money Today” based on Bank of America’s guidebook Get Smart about Debt, here are two other financial rules outlined in the guide. A – Tap home equity sparingly Most Americans using a home-equity line of credit (HELOC) are doing it only for major items, […]