How to Refinance Your Home - Loans Guide on Yahoo! Personal Finance – finance.yahoo.com
This is a quite useful guide on how to refinance. It explains some important points that one should consider before refinancing. Refinancing doesn't always lead to saving money so one should research before acting.
A great article on the cause of the current financial crisis – finance.yahoo.com
This article about the current financial crisis is the best I have seen so far. The explanation on the cause and possible outcome provides some excellent points.
Home Prices: Now for the Good News – smartmoney.com
Some markets might rebound earlier than the others, according to smartymonty.com. They are Seattle, Des Moines, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Birmingham, Denver.
What do you think?
Pending home sales post increase of 6.3 pct - Yahoo! Finance – finance.yahoo.com
In the wake of the deep discount in certain areas, pending home sale has rebounded in December. According to NAR.
With the great mortgage rate and the higher tax credit, it may be a good timing for the potential home buyers to step in from the sideline. Although it may still be too early for certain areas in California (prices are still too high).
Homeowner Confidence by Region | ZillowÂ® Blog – zillowblog.com
Earlier I reported on the always-surprising findings of our quarterly Homeowner Confidence Survey, which polls 1500+ U.S. homeowners about their perception of their own homeâ€™s value. Results show most homeowners are no longer in denial about whether their homes lost value in 2008 â€” 57 percent of U.S. homeowners say their homeâ€™s value declined over the past year, when in fact ...
It may, if you want to buy this home. Checking how insurable a home is beforehand is one thing as important as securing your finance (and most people forget.) If the past owner files multiple claims on the house, you might find your new dream home is uninsurable.
Think twice, three times, before calling your insurance agent because a simple price quote on a leaky faucet can result a record on you...
Fixing decayed (rotted) wood using an epoxy penetrant and filler - Fixing Our Historic House – hereandthere.org
A nice article on using epoxy penetrants/consolidants to fix rotted wood in old house. It is most definitely the cheaper way comparing with replacing the wood.
This is by far the best article that I can find about wall repairing and wall fasteners.