Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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Think your house is worth a lot? Maybe you need to lower your expectations.

Think your house is worth a lot? Maybe you need to lower your expectations.

Owners often overestimate the value of their property; your cherished lap pool may not appeal to a buyer.

Realty agents may split when they’re offered a sub-par commission

Realty agents may split when they’re offered a sub-par commission

If they don’t consider their share to be fair, buyers’ representatives may not be eager to show a house.

Liens filed by community associations can make lenders leery about loans

Liens filed by community associations can make lenders leery about loans

Recovering delinquent assessments may force properties into foreclosure, leaving financiers with big losses.

Allegedly abusive property insurance deals lead to class action settlement

Allegedly abusive property insurance deals lead to class action settlement

Nearly 400,000 homeowners claim their coverage was manipulated by firms that engaged in kickbacks.