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2008 

If you are in the market for a home or considering refinancing your current mortgage, you probably have heard your mortgage professional talking about points. They may advise you to buy points or they may advise you not to, depending on your situation. The question is, do you really understand po...
08/11/2008
As the slumping economy and ensuing credit crunch takes hold, and more and more people are struggling with their mortgage repayments, a number of companies are springing-up who offer a "sell / rentback" scheme. This type of proposal involves the homeowner having their house bought from them, for...
08/11/2008
While our nation's real estate downturn is still unfolding, there's been lots of talk about how to prevent a repeat in the future. Part of the fix to the problem involves better regulation of appraisers. Money Editor Stacy Johnson looks at some of the changes that are in the works. Video runs 1:2...
08/04/2008
Wondering where Barack Obama and John McCain stand on the controversial housing meltdown issues? Obama wants the government to step in to help homeowners facing foreclosure. McCain has gradually broadened his position to support government intervention, but wants stricter requirements for borrowe...
08/04/2008
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