Real Estate 2009

11 Stories • Available May 2009
Stepping Up (or Down)

Stepping Up (or Down)

s can either be a blessing or a curse Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service Buying a foreclosed home may be the best step you've ever taken -- or the worst. The process is rife with hazards, fr

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Open House

Open House

mes is still possible for savvy investors Jim Woodard Creators News Service House flipping is still alive. The number of flippers is much smaller than it was a couple of years ago, but some determi

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House Calls

House Calls

may mean headaches for buyers Edith Lank Creators News Service Dear Ms. Lank: What is a short sale? -- K. Answer: When you owe more on a mortgage than your property is worth, and you need to sell

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Upstaging

Upstaging

me ready to sell, and you may want to stay Chandra Orr Creators News Service Whether you're moving in a month or have plans to stick around for a few years, chances are your house will be back on t

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High Scores

High Scores

redit in check to stay in the housing market Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service Whether you plan to buy or rent, a wallet full of credit cards, high balances or even a single late payment ma

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Affording The Dream

Affording The Dream

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Guard Against Disaster

Guard Against Disaster

me means protecting it with the right coverage Chelle Cordero Creators News Service Home ownership involves more than just paying a monthly mortgage and utility bills. Insurance is an often-repeate

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A Closer Look

A Closer Look

me inspector creates peace of mind Diane Schlindwein Creators News Service Nearly everyone has heard horror stories of excited homeowners who have purchased their "dream home" -- only to discover t

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Home Matters

Home Matters

cerns are shaping the housing market Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service With interest rates at historic lows, this may be the best time to buy a house or condo -- that is, if you can qualify

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Finding

Finding "the One"

ework when picking a real estate professional Diane Schlindwein Creators News Service There's an old adage that says, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going." This motto certainly applies

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Real Estate Reality

Real Estate Reality

f the high dive into the market Kathy Anderson Creators News Service With home prices dramatically dropping and a shaky and uncertain economy, potential buyers and sellers face complex decisions.

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Real Estate Facts 1

Real Estate Facts 1

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Real Estate Facts 2

Real Estate Facts 2

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Real Estate Facts 3

Real Estate Facts 3

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