Mortgage rates down after takeover – bankrate.com
Mortgage rates fell abruptly Monday, a day after the federal government announced that it was taking control of home lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Feds move to streamline aid process for homeowners - Yahoo! News – news.yahoo.com
The federal government will soon launch a new plan to help to modify more delinquent loans and aid the homeowners who have the trouble making the payment.
Say goodbye to McMansions, homes are getting 'right-sized' - MarketWatch – marketwatch.com
Bigger isn't necessarily better. Especially in today's real estate market. So what's the right size?
The government has announced the U.S. economy shrank at its fastest pace in nearly 27 years. That because consumers and businesses cut spending. Layoffs that began in the real estate and finance sectors are now hitting workers in nearly every field. Some iconic firms are slashing jobs by the thousands.
How To Survive a Recession | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement – pickthebrain.com
The secret to surviving a recession is opportunity recognition. The first step in opportunity recognition is to know and believe that there will always be opportunity for those who seek and pursue it. Regardless of how bad the economy may seem, people still buy and sell. People still have needs to fill and businesses have products and services that meet those needs. When the economy goes south,...
America's Emptiest Cities - Yahoo! Real Estate – realestate.yahoo.com
Las Vegas, Detroit and Atlanta top the list.
On the other side, Boston, New York and Honolulu are the nation's best ones with the lowest vacancy rates.
SaveMoney.com - Free Advice and Tips on How to Save Money - Do it Yourself Home Improvement – savemoney.com
â€œDo-it yourselfâ€ home improvement has become a huge trend in the past 15 years. Stores that cater to those who choose to complete their own home repairs instead of hiring a contractor are in almost every town.
Container Vegetable Gardening – gardening.about.com
You don't need a plot of land to grow fresh vegetables. Many vegetables lend themselves well to container gardening. With some thought to selecting bush or dwarf varieties, almost any vegetable can be adapted to growing in a pot. Vegetables that take up little space, such as carrots, radishes and lettuce, or crops that bear fruits over a long period of time, such as tomatoes and peppers, are perfe...