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                                           For the second month in a row, California and Florida cities accounted for nine out of the top 10 metropolitan foreclosure rates among the 230 metropolitan areas tracked by RealtyTrac, which monitors a national database of foreclosure and bank-owned prop...
06/16/2008
With their designer handbags, six-inch stilettos and martinis in tow, women across the country have been lining up at theaters to reunite with the beloved characters from "Sex and the City" (SATC). Whether you could identify with the leading lady's sassy personalities or just wanted to be them, t...
06/13/2008
                                           After unprecedented home-price declines in the first half of the year, many markets can anticipate stabilizing price trends in the second half, according to report released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) on Monday. The number of homes unde...
06/12/2008
Are you looking to pack your bags and settle down somewhere else? To help your home search, check out Kiplinger Personal Finance magazine's 2008 rankings of best cities in the country to live, work and play. The 2008 Best Cities report looked for areas that have strong economies, abundant jobs, a...
06/11/2008
While the number of foreclosures doesn't appear to be leveling out anytime soon and home values continue to decrease, it may not be a bad time to buy - for some people at least. Nearly 1 percent, or roughly 447,723 loans, fell into foreclosure during the January-to-March period, according to the ...
06/10/2008
                                                 Boxing champ Evander Holyfield's $10 million home has been foreclosured on. Photo courtesy of Allposters.com Just when I thought I wrote my last post about a celebrity losing his home to foreclosure, the gossip blogs report of yet another knock-out...
06/09/2008
I recently came across an article published in Fortune Magazine about KB Home, one the country's premier home builders, reporting the company's plans to go "back to the basics" when it comes to home designs.                                                   This KB Home new construction model in ...
06/06/2008
Here comes the repo man. While Ed McMahon is better known for his curtain call on "The Tonight Show," Johnny Carson's former late-night sidekick is among the latest celebs to get bit by the foreclosure bug. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that McMahon was $644,000 behind on a $4.8 mil...
06/05/2008
                                               Residents living in Boise, ID; Honolulu; Portland; New York and Los Angeles (and yes, even in Los Angeles) can breathe a little bit easier, according to a recent report from the Brookings Institution. People living in cities with dense development an...
06/04/2008
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                                                   In a recent article this month, Money Magazine listed five new rules for home buyers shopping in today's sagging housing market. Rule #4, "Don't buy cheap; buy good schools," has been a long standing convention that home buyers, regardless of a b...
06/02/2008
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