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How to Renovate Your Home to Make the Sale

The right upgrades can make your home more attractive to buyers

In September 1998, Dr. Kim L. Thornton purchased a home in Newton, Massachusetts, for $490,000.…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Why Trying to Buy a Home Will Get Harder

The American Dream just got more complicated.

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, the loan limits for some mortgages are…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Inexpensive Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

Eric and Monta Baskerville knew the house they bought in 2009 was a good find,…

By Tory Parrish

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6 Great House-Hunting Websites

These sites will help you find your dream house.

Thanks to the Internet, house hunting can be made easy.

By Alanna Hunter

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Housing Market Continues Improving as Sales Rise in July

Housing recovery continues with solid numbers in every region

The housing market continues to improve as the national median existing-home price for all housing…

By Alan Hughes

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Housing Market Recovery Good News for Home Depot

The housing market rebound has been a boon for Home Depot

Retailer reports higher earnings, revenues for second quarter

By Alan Hughes

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Home Prices Rise on Eve of Obama Speech, But Just Slightly

Obama makes major policy speech in Phoenix, Ariz.

President Obama on Tuesday reiterated his administration’s goal to expand economic opportunity for the middle…

By Darren Sands

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Tips on Home Buying from Egypt Sherrod

Radio and tv personality Egypt Sherrod gives home buying tips.

Few urban radio personalities have managed the double duty of holding down their spot on…

By Sasha King

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Tips for Avoiding Timeshare Resale Scams

Anxious to sell? Don’t get taken for a ride.

Fraudsters have been using the dip in the economy as an opportunity to prey on…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Q&A: Kofi Natei Nartey, LA Luxury Real Estate Broker to Sports, Movie Stars

Realtor to the stars dishes on success, professionalism and what's next

Nartey’s counts Laz Alonso, Kevin Durant and Neve Campbell among his clients.

By Darren Sands

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How to Make Home Ownership and a New Marriage Work

Does it have to be complicated?

Before you run out and start looking at all of the fabulous properties you could…

By Jennifer Streaks


Bank of America Misled Homeowners, Suit Says

Since 2012, more than 18,000 homeowners have filed complaints about Bank of America with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Former BoA employees said they were told to falsify electronic records and foreclose on homes.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Homebuilders Struggle to Keep Up With Demand in Improved Market

Retaining dwindling workforce a hinderance

The latest is according to a new report by CNN Money which says that builders…

By Darren Sands

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As Home Prices Rise, Analysts Consider An Impact on the Economy

New report indicates owning a home is more difficult for the middle class

Despite assurances from some analysts that the economy will improve because a home is the…

By Darren Sands

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Banks Slow to Pay Owed Money to Homeowners

A disproportionate number of black and Latino families were victims of predatory lending practices

Less than half of the settlement money has been doled out to predatory lending victims.

By Aaron Morrison

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Good Sign: Home Foreclosures at a Six-Year Low

Even the number of homes considered underwater are lower than a year ago.

New report supports belief that housing market is experiencing a real rebound.

By Aaron Morrison

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4 Ways to Avoid a Moving Scam

Protect yourself when making a move

Excited about getting the keys to your new place? Before you move, learn how to…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Fantasia Loses Her House After Failing to Sell at Preferred Price

Reports are surfacing that after being unable to sell her home, she relinquishes it to the bank

Will the problems keep mounting for the American Idol winner, Fantasia, who just recently lost…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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6 Months After Hurricane Sandy, “Thousands” Still Homeless

Hurricane season is right around the corner

Many are still not out of the woods in the most affected areas.

By Darren Sands

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Housing Market is Up and Down, Numbers Show

Some housing construction is making a difference

New numbers have some analysts looking up.

By Kenneth Meeks

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