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Wayne Newton's 'Casa de Shenandoah' for sale

Mon, 11/18/2013 - 00:00
You'll be saying "Danke Schoen" to Wayne for getting a bargain on this 36-acre equestrian estate.

Video: Mortgage rates for Nov. 14, 2013

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 00:00
Mortgage rates jumped this week.

Widower's name not on mortgage docs, may lose home

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 00:00
You're in trouble with the IRS as well as the bank because your name is not on the mortgage.

Using a 401(k) loan to escape your PMI costs

Wed, 11/13/2013 - 00:00
Taking a 401(k) plan loan is tempting. Using it to get rid of PMI costs requires care.

Can sister-in-law deduct share of house payment?

Tue, 11/12/2013 - 00:00
Your sister-in-law can deduct her share of the mortgage interest only if she co-signs the loan.

Is an FHA loan worth it when buying a house?

Tue, 11/12/2013 - 00:00
FHA loans often cost more than mortgages with PMI. Here are reasons to go FHA anyway.

Gloria Estefan's guest house for rent

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 00:00
Feel that conga beat! Estefan's Miami house is for rent for $30K per month.

Mortgage insurance protects me, right?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 00:00
You've been paying mortgage insurance for years. Will it help with overdue payments?

Video: Mortgage rates for Nov. 7, 2013

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 00:00
Mortgage rates are up this week.

Mortgage options for rebuilding your home

Wed, 11/06/2013 - 00:00
Think rebuilding your home is a big job? You'll also need to look at various loan options.

Get your sparkle on: Robert Pattinson's home for sale

Mon, 11/04/2013 - 00:00
Team Edward? Then this is the home for you. Be the next to sleep (or not sleep) here.

Video: Mortgage rates for Oct. 31, 2013

Thu, 10/31/2013 - 00:00
Mortgage rates mostly stayed put this week.

What happens to mortgage, home after bankruptcy?

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 00:00
Reaffirming a mortgage in bankruptcy can be nearly impossible if you're behind on house payments

Lamar Odom's Miami mansion for rent

Mon, 10/28/2013 - 00:00
"Take Miami" and have an NBA star as your landlord for the low, low price of $17K a month.

Construction loan has more cons than pros

Sun, 10/27/2013 - 00:00
A construction loan requires the borrower to be vigilant. Here's what to watch out for.

Should I refinance into a 'no-cost mortgage'?

Fri, 10/25/2013 - 00:00
You pay closing costs, even with a loan that claims you don't. It can still be a good deal.

Video: Mortgage rates for Oct. 24, 2013

Thu, 10/24/2013 - 00:00
Mortgage rates were down sharply this week.

Can your lender foreclose after bankruptcy?

Tue, 10/22/2013 - 00:00
Bankruptcy may have put your debts behind you, but it doesn't erase the bank wanting your house.

Shirley Temple's childhood home for sale

Mon, 10/21/2013 - 00:00
Buy this, and be the next to dance around to "On a Good Ship Lollipop" in this bungalow.
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