Banks play a vital role in the housing market. And just as banks are important, so is protecting the interests of consumers.
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Technological advances and specialization in healthcare means that patients will be spending more time in small outpatient facilities.
Empty nesters and downsizers may find that retirement accounts and credit ratings don't satisfy lenders.
"Mortgage quality is improving rapidly," says one economist. "Once we're able to work through this last bulge of foreclosed property ... mortgage credit quality is going to look absolutely beautiful."
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin next year to purchase only loans that meet new "qualified mortgage" requirements, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Monday.
Investors and all-cash buyers represent a significant share of the housing market. But as home prices rise, what happens when these buyers vanish from the market -- who will step up?
Have you ever had a negative experience with the other party in a real estate transaction? If so, how did you handle it?
Pending legislation to even the tax-collection playing field between Internet retailers and bricks-and-mortar retailers is an important issue for commercial real estate professionals, because their clients face a disadvantage against out-of-state Internet retailers on tax collection.
Staging — coupled with remodeling — are important considerations in a home selling strategy and an investment in getting top dollar for a home.