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  • FHA Program Gives Distressed Homeowners a Second Chance

    Shutterstock Foreclosure doesn’t have to mean the end of homeownership. By Scott Sheldon A consumer who sold his or her home in a short sale or lost it in a foreclosure would normally have to wait 36...

    • Posted July 12, 2014
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  • Top Fed Official: Rapid Hikes in U.S. Interest Rates Unlikely

    The Associated Press Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo By Ann Saphir The modest pace of U.S. economic growth in recent years suggests that when the time comes to raise interest rates the Federal Reserve will be...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • Today’s Modular Homes Offer Flexibility, and More Strength

    MEKA, Inc. Modular homes are houses manufactured off-site, transported and then assembled on residential land. By Catherine Sherman In the latest episode of NBC’s home renovation show " American Dream Builders," the remaining contestants were given four...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • U.S. Counties Hitting the Highs (and Lows) in Property Taxes

    Zillow Where does your county stack up? See the full chart below. The second biggest cost of homeownership — following the mortgage — is usually property taxes. In 2012, U.S. homeowners paid an average of about $2,800...

    • Posted July 7, 2014
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  • Nebraska Town Starts Requiring Renters to Be Licensed

    robotson/Flickr OMAHA, Neb. — The small Nebraska city of Fremont has started requiring $5 licenses for anyone who wants to rent there as part of rules aimed at restricting illegal immigration. Fremont Police Chief Jeff Elliott said...

    • Posted June 28, 2014
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  • FHA Program Gives Distressed Homeowners a Second Chance

    Shutterstock Foreclosure doesn’t have to mean the end of homeownership. By Scott Sheldon A consumer who sold his or her home in a short sale or lost it in a foreclosure would normally have to wait 36...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Top Fed Official: Rapid Hikes in U.S. Interest Rates Unlikely

    The Associated Press Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo By Ann Saphir The modest pace of U.S. economic growth in recent years suggests that when the time comes to raise interest rates the Federal Reserve will be...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Today’s Modular Homes Offer Flexibility, and More Strength

    MEKA, Inc. Modular homes are houses manufactured off-site, transported and then assembled on residential land. By Catherine Sherman In the latest episode of NBC’s home renovation show " American Dream Builders," the remaining contestants were given four...

    • Posted June 8, 2014
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  • U.S. Counties Hitting the Highs (and Lows) in Property Taxes

    Zillow Where does your county stack up? See the full chart below. The second biggest cost of homeownership — following the mortgage — is usually property taxes. In 2012, U.S. homeowners paid an average of about $2,800...

    • Posted June 7, 2014
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  • Nebraska Town Starts Requiring Renters to Be Licensed

    robotson/Flickr OMAHA, Neb. — The small Nebraska city of Fremont has started requiring $5 licenses for anyone who wants to rent there as part of rules aimed at restricting illegal immigration. Fremont Police Chief Jeff Elliott said...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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