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Housing deja vu: Bank requires only a few mortgage documents

Housing deja vu: Bank requires only a few mortgage documents

A community lender is offering “Lite Doc” loans, requiring only job verification and two months of bank statements.

How to Use a Home Decor Theme In a Room

How to Use a Home Decor Theme In a Room

By Tori Toth Not sure how to use a home decor theme in a room? No worries, it’s easy to use a theme to add personality into a space…the hardest part is deciding what theme to show off. Home owners have so many themes to choose from. Whether you take a cue from a location, […]

House flipping heats up, creating ‘home price pressure cooker’

House flipping heats up, creating ‘home price pressure cooker’

Home flipping is back — its share of all home sales is up 20 percent in the first three months of this year.

Nearly 7 million homes at hurricane risk this season: Report

Nearly 7 million homes at hurricane risk this season: Report

The hurricane season is here, and a report says rebuilding from storm surges this year could cost $1.5 trillion.

Mortgage applications drop 4.1% over Fed rate uncertainty

Mortgage applications drop 4.1% over Fed rate uncertainty

Applications to refinance a loan and to purchase a home fell last week, as interest rates maintained a slow climb.

Get really fit by hitting the basement

Get really fit by hitting the basement

Thousands of offerings, from cardio to core, back to butt, are in demand and on-demand, streaming on smart TVs, tablets and laptops.

Obamas’ next home: 9 bedrooms in upscale Washington neighborhood

Obamas’ next home: 9 bedrooms in upscale Washington neighborhood

The mansion in Washington’s upscale Kalorama neighborhood is owned by former Clinton aide Joe Lockhart. The NYT reports.

Wells Fargo launches 3% down payment mortgage

Wells Fargo launches 3% down payment mortgage

The nation’s largest lender is offering a new mortgage with a 3 percent down payment requirement. What gives?

Sam Zell: I’m a seller in this market, but I’m buying THIS

Sam Zell: I’m a seller in this market, but I’m buying THIS

Sam Zell said he’s investing less because he sees fewer opportunities and selling more because he doesn’t get buyers’ optimism.