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Tue, 27 Sep 2011 16:41:26 EDT

Home prices climb for fourth straight month
Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:47:59 EDT
Home prices in July climbed for the fourth month in a row, but are still down from a year ago.

Affordable mansions for sale
Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 06:26:28 EDT
Ever dream of having your own reception hall or a dining room that could seat 20 people? These mansions offer lots of living space for less than what it costs to buy a one-bedroom condo in New York.

Existing home sales jump in August
Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:16:13 EDT
Home buyers are starting to creep back into the housing market, lured by rock-bottom prices.

Deadly tornadoes sends storm shelter sales soaring
Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 10:06:12 EDT
The tornado season of 2011 will go down as one of the most destructive and dangerous in U.S. history.

Dodge the draft and cut home heating costs
Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:37:05 EDT
You don't have to invest thousands in high-tech insulation or a super-efficient furnace to cut home heating costs. Just sealing drafts could lower your bills 3% to 18%, according to Danny Parker, a research scientist who works with the Department of Energy.

The newest threat to home prices
Posted: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 06:46:26 EDT
The rancorous debate about how to address our escalating national debt has dominated the conversation in Washington lately. What isn't getting much attention inside the Beltway -- but should -- is a looming event that could have major consequences not only for your home's value but also for the overall economic recovery. Barring last-minute action by Congress, upscale housing is about to take another punch to the solar plexus -- just as it's struggling to stabilize.

I bought my dream retirement home -- cheap!
Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 20:11:13 EDT
Taking advantage of today's beaten down home prices and record-low interest rates, some baby boomers are buying their dream retirement homes -- years before leaving the workforce.

Foreclosures rise in August
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 05:38:58 EDT
Foreclosure filings rose in August, as more homebuyers fell behind on their mortgage payments.

Mortgage rates at record low: 30-year nears 4%
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:45:50 EDT
Mortgage rates hit yet another record low this week amid ongoing economic concerns both at home and in Europe.

25 Best Places to Retire
Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 20:24:27 EDT
Each of these towns offers amenities galore for the post-work crowd -- plus a cost of living that's pretty darn sweet.

When will home prices spring back?
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 06:01:02 EDT
It was with some trepidation that Stephanie Kim and her husband, Brendan, 40 and 42, put their Chicago townhouse on the market in June. While the place was in great shape, prices in their city were off 8% from 2010 -- and of the 30 similar homes in the area listed the previous year, only nine had sold.

Obama's housing scorecard
Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 12:24:44 EDT
During his speech before Congress Thursday night, President Obama briefly referenced an initiative to help rescue the troubled housing market.

Cashing in on rental property
Posted: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 06:10:30 EDT
Most of the news lately about real estate has been dismal: Home prices are swooning, foreclosures ballooning.

How to rescue the housing market: Foreclosures!
Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 05:28:56 EDT
If the Obama administration really wants to save the housing market, it should speed up the foreclosure process -- not prolong the inevitable, experts say.