Tag Archives: Homeownership
Rates drop the lowest level in four months
Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows the average rates on fixed mortgages in the…
By Sheiresa Ngo
Changes might be on the horizon.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued amendments and clarifications to its mortgage rules
By Sheiresa Ngo
How to get the money for a home makeover
My husband and I are looking to buy a home, but all we can find…
By John Simons
Eric and Monta Baskerville knew the house they bought in 2009 was a good find,…
By Tory Parrish
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
Njeri Barrett was off to a good head start, but when divorce and layoffs came knocking, her financial plans got derailed
“As a family we were making great income and we took the money and invested…
By Sakina P. Spruell
Rufus and Jenny Triplett make one smart move after another
Using their home as a place of business has provided the Tripletts several tax advantages.…
By Aisha I. Jefferson
New prediction expects home prices to increase over the next five years.
Report reveals 2012 was the first year since 1997 that the housing market appeared normal.
By Gerren Keith Gaynor
Retirees comprise largest group of mortgage-free homeowners
This demographic of America is free from a mortgage obligation.
By Ashley R. Harris
Struggling homeowners are benefiting from efforts by the government and nonprofits to provide permanent loan modifications, refinancing, and other solutions
Because of the complexity of the mortgage market and the agreement, which will be executed…
By Carolyn M. Brown
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
Landlord and homeowner Magda Brown uses her multifamily home to help defray the cost of homeownership
“My landlord owned a few buildings and I loved his lifestyle,” says Brown, now 30.…
By Tamara E. Holmes
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
Over the last decade, the Bradleys, with their two sons, Che, 12, and Antonio, 8,…