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R. Kelly’s Chicago Mansion Foreclosed and Sold at Auction

R. Kelly is one of the highest-earning recording artists of all time

The “Trapped in the Closet” singer defaulted on a 3.5 million dollar mortgage

By Makkada B. Selah

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New Report Claims Almost a Third of Americans are Mortgage Free

Retirees comprise largest group of mortgage-free homeowners

This demographic of America is free from a mortgage obligation.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Allen Iverson Loses Atlanta Mansion to Foreclosure

Home reportedly sold for $2.5 million

Allen Iverson is again in more financial trouble.

By Darren Sands

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A Crash Course on the CFPB and Why it Matters to all Future Homeowners

It's going to be harder to get a loan, but it's for the greater good

Beginning in January, servicers will also have to notify borrowers of foreclosure alternatives after the…

By Ashley R. Harris

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Kenyon Martin’s $3 Million Home in Texas is for Sale

Clippers forward is in the twilight of his career. Could he just be starting out as a savvy businessman?

Kenyon Martin is selling a home in Texas.

By Darren Sands

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Harlem Brownstone Sells for Whopping $3 Million

Home is most expensive sale in Harlem 2012

The home went for $3 million, just over the asking price of $2.85 according to…

By Darren Sands

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Report: Freddie Mac’s Housing Forecast for 2013 Looking Up

Housing continues positive trend

Property values are expected to rise into the next year and are likely to increase…

By Ashley R. Harris

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A More Efficient Form of Relief for Hurricane Sandy Survivors

With HUD, Sandy survivors looking for a place to spend the holidays now have another option

The federal government is stepping in for families in need.

By Ashley R. Harris

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At Year’s End, Mortgage Prices Continue to Fall

Mortgage rates declining at the end of the year

Rates decline, signaling hope for the housing market

By Ashley R. Harris

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Attention New Homeowners: We Want Your Story!

Your stories can inspire others

Highlighting our victories.

By Darren Sands


Record-Low Mortgage Rates Don’t Mean You’ll Get Approved

Some struggles persist for would-be first-time homebuyers

Do low mortgage rates across the board make one more or less worthy?

By Jennifer Streaks

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NJ Governor Not Using $300 Million in Funds to Help Foreclosure Victims

Why isn't Christie helping foreclosed homeowners?

Christie hasn’t used more than $300 million in federal funds to help those struggling in…

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Mortgage Companies Forgiving Homeowners Big Time

First report of the foreclosure abuse settlement shows banks swiftly pardoned half of the $20 bil required

First report of the foreclosure abuse settlement shows banks swiftly pardoned half of the $20…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Mortgage Rates Slightly Above All-Time Low

Average on a 30-year loan is currently below 3.6%

In recent weeks, U.S. mortgage rates have fallen across the board, causing the housing market…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Housing Market Gets A Boost with Increased Home Sales

Report by the National Association of Realtors show an increase in home sales.

July showed a 2.3% increase in the number of homes sold.

By Sasha King

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5 Tips for Renting Your Vacation Home

Know the rules before filing your tax forms

If you plan on making some extra cash by renting your vacation home this year,…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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When Opportunity Comes Knocking

Over the last decade, the Bradleys, with their two sons, Che, 12, and Antonio, 8,…

By Tara-Nicholle Nelson

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Interested in owning your own home? Alleviate some of the stress with these house hunting…

By Sasha King

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Beyond Homeownership

Military benefits gave Brian McLean, 27, and his wife, Robin, 29, a great head start…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Preview B.E. Business Report: How to Recover From Home Foreclosure

Also: Sea World President Terry Prather; Entrepreneurs of the Week Rodney Hughes and Tony McGee

Author Valerie Coleman Morris provides solutions for those recovering from home foreclosure

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