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What Is a Short Sale and Who Does it Benefit?

What Is a Short Sale and Who Does it Benefit?

A short sale can get a homeowner out from under a high-debt home. These sales can offer good deals to home buyers and sellers alike.

What Is Escrow and Why Is It Needed?

What Is Escrow and Why Is It Needed?

Escrow accounts offer protection for home buyers and sellers - and for mortgage lenders, too. Learn about real estate escrow, escrow accounts and how they function online.

What Are Home Improvement Loans and How Do You Get One?

What Are Home Improvement Loans and How Do You Get One?

A home improvement loan can help add value to your home - if you know what you're doing.

Millennials Love Investing in Timeshares: Bluegreen Vacations CEO

Millennials Love Investing in Timeshares: Bluegreen Vacations CEO

Timeshares apparently just aren't for boomers any longer, millennials are getting in the mix says Bluegreen Vacations CEO Shawn Pearson.

Ranking the Best Mortgage Lenders

Ranking the Best Mortgage Lenders

Ranking the best mortgage lenders is a tough call, as digital lenders rise. But you can't go wrong with these picks.

How Much Are Closing Costs on a New Home Purchase?

How Much Are Closing Costs on a New Home Purchase?

Figuring out potential home closing costs can get you on the path to ample cash savings.

Survey Predicts Next U.S. Recession to Begin in 2020

Survey Predicts Next U.S. Recession to Begin in 2020

A survey sponsored by Zillow predicts that the next U.S. recession will happen in 2020.

More and More Millennials Are Living at Home With Mom and Dad

More and More Millennials Are Living at Home With Mom and Dad

Happy Mother's Day! More millennials are living with their parents now than in the past decade.

Solar Panel Stocks on Fire as California Plans to Go Green

Solar Panel Stocks on Fire as California Plans to Go Green

Solar panel stocks rose on Thursday morning after California announced it was requiring most houses built after Jan. 1, 2020 to have solar panels.

How to Make a Bi-Weekly Mortgage Plan Work for You

How to Make a Bi-Weekly Mortgage Plan Work for You

A bi-weekly mortgage payment plan can save you thousands of dollars in mortgage loan costs.