CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the growing market for jumbo loans. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage president, and Christopher Mayer, real estate professor at Columbia University, discuss the Fed's impact on jumbo loans and why they're increasing.» Read More
Mortgage rates have jumped to their highest in a year, and house values are rising. Those who have waited to buy or refinance may find the time is right.
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Everyone's goal is to retire a millionaire, but too many personal finance headlines want to sell you on the idea that there's a surefire method for incubating the million dollar nest egg.
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Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week for the first time in more than a month as interest rates jumped, sapping demand for refinancing.
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The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.
Retirees looking for a mortgage may find that even a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough.
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A new map of who claims the mortgage interest tax deduction shows how the debate over ending it could pit renters against homeowners and rural areas against cities.
Flush with cash, big investors have bought at least 55,000 single-family homes across the U.S. in the past year, and home buyers say it's hard to compete.
A young widow struggles with making ends meet.
Money mistakes when you don't like dealing with money. A woman is finally ready to face her compulsive shopping so and create a future for her daughter. Viewers ask if they can afford a Mercedes SLK 350, a pair of $11,000 diamond earrings.
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