Homes & Real Estate / Foreclosures & Short Sales

  • Do Real Estate Agents Really Matter Anymore?

      

    With all the technology out there for home buyers and sellers, do real estate agents really matter anymore? For buyers, the research you can do online and with your phone is amazing. Apps like...

  • 4 Simple Tweaks That Will Enhance Your Home's Value

      

    ShopSmart magazine did a Top 10 list of things you could do to your home that have the greatest payoff in enhanced value. These easy DIY projects will increase your property's...

  • New Mortgage Settlement Helps 48,000 Homeowners Who Faced Foreclosure

      

    SunTrust has come into the crosshairs of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the latest round of continuing fallout from the nation's robosigning scandal. According to the CFPB,...

  • Websites To Comparison Shop Owner's Title Insurance

      

    When you buy a home or refinance one, you need a simple insurance policy that I just can't get people to buy…even though being without it can be deadly to your finances. Picture...

  • Foreclosure Guide

      

    Are you among the more than one million Americans who might lose your home to foreclosure? It's a difficult situation for any family or individual who owns a home. Unfortunately, it's also...

  • Protect against foreclosure deficiency claims

      

    Have you been foreclosed on in the last 7 years? Bill collectors may be seeking what's called "deficiency." Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.

  • Mortgage refinance guide

      

    Are you wondering how to refinance, when to refinance, and what all of the terms really mean? We've put together answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding refinancing: ...

  • Clark's take: Where home values are headed

      

    Confused about all the housing market stats you're hearing? Is it a flipper's market again?

  • Foreclosure deals for the average homebuyer

      

    Special cash incentives are on the table for homebuyers who want to owner-occupy our nation's foreclosures. No investors allowed in this sweet deal!

  • Fannie Mae offers cash incentives toward closing costs

      

    Fannie Mae is offering special incentives to buyers if you buy one of their REOs through March 31, 2014. Up to 3.5% in closing cost assitance is available strictly for people who want to occupy...

  • Tips for first-time homebuyers

      

    For many people, right now is the most ideal time that may come along in your lifetime to be a first-time homebuyer. There are two reasons: Cheap home prices and incredible mortgage interest...

  • Mortgage disclosure rules get a makeover

      

    The federal government has finally adopted simple, clear mortgage disclosure forms. But the banks are stalling this move for another 2 years! Long ago, The American Enterprise Institute put out a...

  • House hunting during the holidays

      

    There's no place like home for the holidays – and that's doubly true if you're looking to buy a home right now! After being flat on its back, the housing market has come roaring back to...

  • Wells Fargo flouting mortgage relief settlement?

      

    UPDATE: Wells Fargo is being sued by the Attorney General of New York for failing to comply with the terms of the National Mortgage Settlement. As a result, the bank is under renewed pressure to...

  • New help for foreclosure recovery

      

    Thought you were barred from buying a new home after a foreclosure or a short sale for 7 years? New rules could put the keys in your hands again after just 12 months.