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‘Security’ freezes will soon cost you no money, but they can pose problems for home buyers.

  • Aug 15, 2018

A new tool offers advice for would-be buyers hoping to qualify for affordable interest rates.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Even homeowners with subpar credit could avoid advance tax and insurance payments.

  • Aug 1, 2018

What you pay at settlement can be expensive. But by one measure, D.C. has low fees.

  • Jul 25, 2018

Others argue that demand for larger houses will stay strong as overall population grows.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Despite change in tax law, equity lines and cash-out refinancings grow more popular.

  • Jun 28, 2018

While discounters disrupt some markets, top producers can command high fees.

  • Jun 20, 2018

Six months after a new law trimmed homeownership deductions, experts find that the housing market is surging.

  • Jun 13, 2018

First-time buyers may be able to take advantage of modest changes in loan terms.

  • Jun 6, 2018

As of April 27, the federal government is imposing a series of extensive ‘financial assessment’ tests that will make the application process tougher.

  • Apr 9, 2015
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