Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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Owners often underestimate the value of their houses

An analysis finds that people may not realize their property is worth as much as the market shows that it is.

Even with cold weather, winter is a fine time to sell a house

Even with cold weather, winter is a fine time to sell a house

Research finds that chillier months are a strong season for attracting offers beyond the asking price.

Prospective buyers may find they can enter the market

Prospective buyers may find they can enter the market

With borrowing standards easing, many people who think they can’t buy a house may want to think again.

Owners borrow to improve homes and consolidate debt

The volume of home equity lines grew by 21 percent in the first half of 2014; lenders say standards are strong.