Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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Do’s and don’ts for people who want to sell their house fast

Do’s and don’ts for people who want to sell their house fast

Buyers are snapping up real estate rapidly in certain markets, but some sellers aren’t cashing in on the trend.

Home-equity boom-era bomb that many foresaw is proving to be a dud

Home-equity boom-era bomb that many foresaw is proving to be a dud

Experts had predicted a surge in defaults as credit-line payments began to jump. Hasn’t happened.

Complaints pour in to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Complaints pour in to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Mortgage problems make up more than a quarter of the 600,000 gripes posted on the agency’s Web site.

A little lie on mortgage application can cost you big

A little lie on mortgage application can cost you big

Lenders are employing new ways to sniff out buyers who say they plan to live in property to get a better rate.