How to get a mortgage with no down payment.

Sigrid Forberg Associate Editor You don’t have to give up the dream of homeownership just because you’re short on funds. We adhere to strict standards of editorial integrity to help you make decisions with confidence. Please be aware that some (or all) products and services linked in this article are from our sponsors. You don’tContinue reading “How to get a mortgage with no down payment.”

The Tax Benefits of Buying a Condo for For Your Child’ College Housing

 Tax Tips The Tax Benefits of Buying a Condo for For Your Child’s College Housing With real estate prices recovering in many markets, it might make sense to buy a condo where your child can live during college. He or she can live there while attending school, and you can avoid “throwing away” money on dormContinue reading “The Tax Benefits of Buying a Condo for For Your Child’ College Housing”

In the last decade, a surge in home prices has built considerable wealth for the middle class.

Carmen Reinicke@CSREINICKE Total housing wealth grew by $8.2 trillion between 2010 and 2020, according to a March report from the National Association of Realtors. The coronavirus pandemic’s housing boom added even more value to homes. But unless people plan to sell their houses — which can be a difficult feat in a hot housing market — thereContinue reading “In the last decade, a surge in home prices has built considerable wealth for the middle class.”

REAL ESTATE

Housing wealth gains a record $1.2 trillion, but there are signs the market is cooling PUBLISHED MON, JUN 6 20223:03 PM EDTUPDATED MON, JUN 6 20224:24 PM EDT Diana Olick@IN/DIANAOLICK@DIANAOLICKCNBC@DIANAOLICK The amount of money mortgage holders could pull out of their homes while still keeping a 20% equity cushion rose by an unprecedented $1.2 trillion inContinue reading REAL ESTATE

Bank Over Draft Fees

There’s one ‘surprising similarity’ between those who pay bank overdraft fees and those who avoid them Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 5:20 p.m. ETBy Andrew Keshner1 Bank of America plans to end its $35 ‘non-sufficient funds’ fees next month, and will drop overdraft fees to $10 from $35 Are you still paying overdraft fees? Bank ofContinue reading “Bank Over Draft Fees”

The ‘Catch-22’ That Holds HBCUs Back From Being A CRE Feeder System

NationalEmployerAugust 30, 2021 Matthew Rothstein, Jarred Schenke, and Bianca Barragan The commercial real estate industry is aware of its lack of racial diversity, and many of its biggest companies say they are working to grow the pipeline of people of color into the business. But one oft-cited source of potential employees doesn’t have the infrastructure to support that pipeline at present —Continue reading “The ‘Catch-22’ That Holds HBCUs Back From Being A CRE Feeder System”

How Should Partners Buy Real Estate

Food for Thought I own a home with my ex-husband. He agreed to pay my half of the mortgage. In the final judgment, the judge said I should “keep” the property we owned in Fla., and my ex should “keep” the Tampa home. He ultimately short sold the Tampa property without my signature or approval,Continue reading “How Should Partners Buy Real Estate”

The Importance of Understanding Interest

The Importance of Understanding Interest It’s one thing to know what interest is. It’s another to truly understand how interest works. Understanding interest is so important because it can have a considerable impact on your entire financial picture. The most important thing to know about interest is that not all types are created equal. The way youContinue reading “The Importance of Understanding Interest”

Quit Claim Deed In Alabama

QuitClaim Deed in Alabama What You Need To Know If you’d like to give up your interests in real property to your spouse or your ex-spouse; or if you’d like to gift your property to a family member for rental use or any other use, the statutory laws in Alabama require you to sign aContinue reading “Quit Claim Deed In Alabama”