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After spending some time combing neighborhood sales and rental through MLS & Zillow in Part 1. I contacted my agent next. I signed up ...

One of the best deals we've ever gotten was a small fourplex in Grandview, Missouri that was vacant, bank owned and very, very dated. Each ...

The highest and best counter is the dread of many real estate investors. Well, perhaps not really dread, but they certainly aren't particularly pleasant. They serve as ...

The opportunities to find a home or real estate investment property are outstanding due to the many foreclosure properties in the realty market. The single ...

Fannie and Freddie's Big Foreclosure Backlog is Looming. I recently went on vacation and got caught up on my financial magazine subscriptions.  I ran across ...

After a period when too many lenders focused just on getting people into homes, and not on whether they could afford them-the pendulum has swung ...

Fannie Mae recently released "Helping Housing Recover: A Report on Fannie Mae's Mission Performance," which describes the company's efforts to provide liquidity, stability ...

HUD announced Friday that the 90 day title seasoning requirement on FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans will be waived beginning February 1, 2010 ...

Despite the economy's improvement and prodding from Congress, banks don't seem ready to open their purse strings just yet. Nationally, mortgage approval standards are tightening.

According to the government, home values edged lower last month. The Federal Housing Finance Agency's Home Price Index report shows values down by 0.3 percent from ...

Americans are feeling better about their budgets right now, raising the possibility of a full economic recovery.

In today’s topsy-turvy market, you may find yourself needing to talk to your lender about more than just a change of address. Here’s how to ...

For the second month in a row, the country's foreclosure activity was dominated by a small number of states.

When conforming mortgages adjust, they're often tied to an interest rate index called LIBOR.LIBOR is an acronym for London Interbank Offered Rate. But what LIBOR ...

“Fannie Mae” is the nickname for the Federal National Mortgage Association. Although it has the “Federal” name in its title, it’s actually a separate, chartered corporation ...