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4 things first-time homebuyers need to know
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Good luck buying a home in this hot housing market
Seattle is one of the hottest markets in the country, putting sellers in the driver's seat. Here's what it's like trying to buy a home in the area.

What will your monthly mortgage payment be?
In the market for a new home? Or planning to refinance? Find out what your monthly payment will be.

Life is good for U.S. home sellers
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The Fed raised interest rates. Why are mortgages getting cheaper?
Despite the Federal Reserve increasing interest rates, mortgage rates have dropped to the lowest level this year.

The struggle is real for Millennial homebuyers
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Was my home a good investment?
Calculate the return on your home and how it compares to returns on stocks, bonds and overall home prices.

3 reasons not to buy a house this year
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The 10 best states for retirees
It might be worth moving to a new place to find your dream retirement home. Check out these 10 states.

Donald Trump's childhood home sells ... again. For a massive profit
The New York property, which was the first home of the 45th president of the United States, was purchased on March 23 for $2.14 million -- a nearly 54% profit for the previous owner who bought it just month's earlier.

Housing market could get a bump from Trump
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What the Fed rate hike means for homebuyers
The Federal Reserve increased its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, which could make buying a home more expensive.

What a Fed rate hike means for you
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise its key interest rate Wednesday, which stands to impact millions of Americans.

First-time homebuyer? Avoid these states
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Where millionaires are moving: Australia tops the list
Australia has cemented its status as the most desirable place for migrating millionaires in 2016.

GOP declares all-out war on Elizabeth Warren's agency
Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling penned a dramatic op-ed denouncing the CFPB in terms usually reserved for condemning tyrannical, intolerant autocratic regimes.

Mortgage lender fined $3.5 million for kickback scheme
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered mortgage lender Prospect Mortgage to pay a $3.5 million fine for illegal kickbacks to real estate brokers and agents.

Trump administration suspends mortgage premium rate cut
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has suspended the reduction of annual mortgage insurance premiums that was supposed to go into effect January 27.

Why it takes years to save for a down payment
Coming up with a 20% down payment for a median-price home costs buyers two-thirds of their annual income, according to a new Zillow report.

Government-backed mortgages are about to get cheaper
The Federal Housing Administration will reduce the annual mortgage insurance premiums borrowers pay when taking out a low down payment home loan that is insured by the government.

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