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'This is not a scam' - State borrowers wary of HARP

The FHFA estimates that about 800,000 families across the country could save nearly $2,300 per year on their mortgage payments with HARP.

The Nudist Niche: When your buyers are naked

Just how big is the nudist niche? In the first six months of this year, Youngblood sold 22 properties at prices ranging from $135,000 to $800,000.

Three reasons home loan demand is dropping

Why aren't more homebuyers taking advantage of low interest rates?

Top three reasons single owners decide to buy

Many singles were intimidated by the home-buying process

California case throws wrench into 'dual agency' transactions

The decision could greatly influence how two agents in the same office represent bother the seller and buyer in the same transaction.

Understanding 'aging suites' and mother-in-law units

With the cost of care-giving facilities and services soaring, it may be more affordable for parents to move in with their children.

Full-time, part-time rental owners have more tools

Helpful tools that enable vacation owners to run their businesses more efficiently also are on the rise.

Targeting the rich: Broker opens office in Rolls dealership

While shoppers peruse cars, they'll also be tempted to "find a home for their new car."

Lake Tahoe getaway sells for $1.6 million in bitcoins

The sale is the latest in a string of residential real estate transactions in the past year that have used the virtual currency.

Tax-free cash from a short-term reunion

Owners can derive tax-free income from renting their home or getaway, provided they rent it out for 15 days or fewer and don't claim any of the tax deductions typically allowed on rental property such as for depreciation or maintenance.