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‘I bought a house for $1,000′

October 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Detroit has 80,000 dilapidated properties and 100,000 empty lots. It's trying to get more people like Antjuan Wyatt to buy them.

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Buy your own ghost town. Starting bid: $800,000

October 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Ever dream of owning your own ghost town? On October 28, just in time for Halloween, you'll have your chance. That's when Johnsonville Village in Connecticut will be auctioned off. Starting bid: $800,000.

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One property insurance claim can hike your premiums by hundreds

October 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

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How to avoid homebuyer’s remorse

October 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

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Refinancing your mortgage? Opportunity knocks

October 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

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Six-figure oil jobs hurting home builders

October 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

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For $65 million, you can buy Miami’s most expensive home

October 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Called La Brisa, this 9-bedroom home in Miami's Coconut Grove neighborhood sits on nearly 7 acres with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.

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Mortgage rates fall below 4%

October 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

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$547,000 for a parking space in Hong Kong

October 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Forget a sea view mansion. In Hong Kong, parking spaces are some of the hottest properties on the market.

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5 things to consider before tapping your home for cash

October 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

With home prices on the rise, more people have been able to tap their home's equity to pay for renovations, consolidate debts or help pay for other big ticket items. But is it a good move for you?

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Crowdfunding your home renovation: Should you do it?

October 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Some people are relying on family, friends and even complete strangers to help fulfill their real-estate dreams.

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Why can’t Ben Bernanke refinance his mortgage?

October 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

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Bank’s ‘repeated failures’ led to 2,000 foreclosures, feds say

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

While borrowers were trying to save their homes from foreclosure, Flagstar Bank sat on important documents and 'drove borrowers into foreclosure,' authorities said.

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Americans are spending again

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

More people bought cars, furniture and cell phones in August, a positive sign for the economy.

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Why everybody is moving to Texas

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Is student loan debt hurting the housing recovery?

September 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Let your employer get you a cheaper mortgage

September 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Is the economic recovery real? 3 stats to watch

September 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

There's plenty of data out there, but keep an eye on housing, manufacturing and people's spending.

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London overtakes Hong Kong as city with highest rents

September 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

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For rich people, mortgages are getting cheaper and easier

September 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Big pocketed borrowers are paying lower average rates on jumbo loans and lenders are now requiring down payments of just 10% -- and, in some cases, waiving the mortgage insurance, too.

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