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Why You Shouldn't Make a Big Down Payment On Your First Home

For decades, it was one of the few hard-and-fast rules when purchasing a home: Put 20% down. A hefty down payment would help you build up equity …

Don't Try This at Home: The 7 Most Dangerous DIYs

Owning a home can be very expensive, which is why many savvy homeowners learn to do minor maintenance and repair work themselves, rather than hire a …

3 Steps to Remove Mildew from Your Home Exterior

Are mildew streaks tarnishing your home’s curb appeal? Houses in regions with high humidity are prone to exterior mil...

Home Improvement

Buyers Pay More for Homes with These 12 Features

Remodeling is a big investment—and whether you’re doing it for your own benefit or with an eye towards selling your house, it’s nice to know which …

Bipartisan Senate bill would require Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to use alternative credit scores

A new bill in the Senate would require Freddie Mac FMCC, -1.42% and Fannie Mae FNMA, -3.02% to embrace alternative credit scoring models, which could …

Real Estate Resource Center

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Real Estate

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Real Estate

Valencia, CA Real Estate Listings

Based on information from CARETS. The information being provided by CARETS is for the visitor's personal, noncommercial use and may not be used for …

U.S. pending home sales slip for third-straight month

WASHINGTON — Americans signed fewer contracts to buy homes in May, the third straight monthly decline and evidence that a shortage of homes for sale …

Real Estate

11 Steps to Buying a House

A Step By Step Look at Buying a House<p>Updated February 17, 2018<p>The specific way you progress through a home buying transaction varies depending on the …

9 Open House Hacks That'll Sell Your Home Before Buyers Even Knock

If you're prepping your home for an open house, you already know it's important to polish how your home looks <i>inside</i>. But many sellers overlook the …

Spectacular swimming pool designs

We know that not everybody has the garden space or budget for a pool, but now that summer looks to be well and truly on the way, we can't help but …

The Country's Largest Ikea Has Made It Easier to Stockpile Its Latest Popular Series

4 smart moves to challenge a home appraisal

Here's a nightmare scenario for anyone trying to sell a home: a deal-killing appraisal that shows your house isn't worth nearly as much as your sale …

Real Estate

Is a 20 percent down payment out of reach? How to get around that

Coming up with the cash to make a 20 percent down payment on a home is becoming increasingly impractical.<p>With home prices up more than 30 percent …

Personal Finance

Double Your Down Payment

<b>Notes:</b><br>This simplified calculator is designed to demonstrate how using a Unison HomeBuyer home ownership investment in connection with your home …

Hollywood's Transformative Project, a Park Above the 101

Hollywood’s Most Transformative Project, a Park Above the 101, Moves Forward<p>Like building a subway line to the Westside, capping a freeway in Los …

Urban Design

Canyon Country=CHANGE

The sleepy, laid-back vibe that has been Canyon Country for the last half century is going to take a bit of a youth serum, in the form of 3 …

Room For 2: First-time Home Buying Tips For Newlyweds

Buying or selling a house is more stressful than getting divorced, going bankrupt or getting fired, according to a survey of 2,000 adults by …

Personal Finance

25 Creative Storage Ideas That Every Homeowner With Stairs Needs To See

Those spaces under the stairs just don’t get enough use. If you don’t use it, you can end up with pointless negative space, perhaps a dwelling place …

6 Warning Signs Before You Buy a Flipped Property | Investopedia

Buying a fixer-upper property, sprucing it up and reselling it is big business today. With recent rock-bottom interest rates, investors are snapping …

Real Estate

Traits You Want to Find in a Home Inspector

Find a Home Inspector<p>Finding a Qualified Home Inspector is Not Always Easy<p>Updated March 31, 2017<p>Getting a home inspection completed by a home …

17 Sneaky Products To Make You And Your Home Feel More Secure

There’s always a way to cheaply upgrade your home’s security, and help you feel just a bit safer when you’re off on a long trip, or entrenched in a …

The 7 biggest mortgage mistakes to avoid

A mortgage is the biggest debt most of us will ever carry, and a home is the most expensive purchase we will ever make.<p>That's why it's so important …

Personal Finance

Before You Buy a Condo: Know the Costs of Ownership - Financial Web

Before you <b>buy a condo</b>, consider the financial costs added to the sales price through maintenance and other issues. While condos often appear to be …

Real Estate

Will I be happy in a condo?

If you've been house shopping, especially in an urban area, you've likely wondered if you should opt for a condo.<p>And why not? Condos offer homebuyers …

Condominiums

Ready to Start Flipping Houses? Here's How to Borrow Money.

Loans for Flipping Houses<p>Updated March 25, 2018<p>A house flipping business can provide a healthy income and the opportunity to change careers. Based on …

Personal Finance

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