WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages fell this week amid signs that the halting economic recovery slowed over the summer. The key 30-year mortgage again marked an all-time low. Read more
No buyer wants to shoulder the cost of an inspector’s fee, but it’s money well-spent if the inspection uncovers hidden problems. Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped send sales of pools that are built above the ground rather than in it soaring. Read more
It may seem unfair, but a homeowners association may be able to dictate the type of flooring that an owner can use. Read more
The company that created the nation’s most popular credit-scoring method has introduced a supplemental program that could help millions of consumers borrow at a lower interest rate. Read more
Most home sales today involve the use of a home warranty, which can protect both parties from a myriad of costly problems that could occur after a transaction closes. Sellers willing to pay for the policy can add a valuable tool to their marketing efforts. Read more
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