- Vacation homes beckon to bargain shoppers
BOSTON (Reuters) - Splurging on a vacation home shortly after the housing market meltdown was not an easy decision for Kathy and Dan Nikolai.
- How to grab the best mortgage rate now
CHICAGO (Reuters) - With mortgage rates still hovering near historic lows, this could be the right time to buy a home or refinance a mortgage, but nailing down a low-rate, low-fee loan isn't that...
- What if you can't sell your home?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Brent Moreland and his wife, Amanda, put their first home on the market last fall, they tried everything to make the Knoxville, Tennessee, two-bedroom townhouse look good to...
- Why I want to be a landlord
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The first call my husband and I made after closing in March on a two-family house in Brooklyn, New York, was to a rental agent. We were becoming landlords and we wanted to get...
- Helping your kids buy a house
CHICAGO (Reuters) - For young would-be homebuyers, this really is the best of times and the worst of times.
- Ten top vacation-home markets
BOSTON (Reuters) - Here's a list of some of the most popular and promising places for vacation-home shopping, with recent median list prices from real estate shopping site Zillow.com.
- Yahoo to lay off 2,000 employees
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc will lay off 2,000 people, or 15 percent of its workforce, in its deepest round of job cuts in years as new CEO Scott Thompson tries to drive innovation within a leaner, more...
- Moody's downgrades GE, citing GE Capital risks
(Reuters) - Moody's on Tuesday downgraded the ratings of conglomerate General Electric Co and its finance unit General Electric Capital Corp. each by a notch to reflect risks in GE Capital's funding...
- Analysis: Investors skeptical about genuine global-market recovery
LONDON (Reuters) - After so many false dawns, long-term investors face the growing problem of how to recognize a genuine, sustainable recovery in global markets - whenever it eventually shows up.
- How to time the season ticket market like a stock pro
(Reuters) - With the baseball season starting and fans already talking about football lineups, buyers are looking for ticket opportunities the way investors analyze stock performance for undervalued...