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A Look at Homebuyer Programs

There are several reasons why individuals are hesitant to start the process of purchasing a home.

How Much House Can You Afford?

You can get a very rough estimate of your affordable home price range by multiplying your annual gross income by 2.5.

HUD Kicks Off National Homeownership Month

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this week kicked off National Homeownership Month by recognizing the critical role owning a home plays in communities across America.

Four Qualities Every New Homebuyer Will Need

If you are thinking about buying your first home, there are definitely certain steps you should be taking to get your finances ready, such as building up your savings and paying off credit card debt. However, there are also certain ...

Homeownership 2014: The Urban League on Homeownership Post-Subprime

The Urban League has assisted many African-Americans in securing loans and embracing the benefits of homeownership.

Recent and Recommended Do-It-Yourself Books

This book contains more than 1,900 practical tips, easy fix-its, touch-ups, and make-rights for keeping your home problem free and preventing costly repairs.

District Listed as ‘Most Stressed-Out’ City

The District of Columbia takes top billing on a new list of the 10 most stressful cities in the country.

Wells Fargo Launches 'What Makes a Home' Contest

Wells Fargo & Company's home lending division announced Monday that it will give away three $250,000 cash prizes to three contestants who submit, in words and images, their answer to the contest question: "What makes a place feel like a ...

P.G. County to Hold Annual Housing Fair, Lottery

The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host the 2014 Housing Fair on June 14, with a lottery for a chance to purchase a selected house at below market rate.

More Than $90M Lost to Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Earlier this month Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette charged an organization known as Freedom by Faith Ministries with defrauding more than 100 consumers in Southeast Michigan. The alleged crime: foreclosure rescue scams.

Renovating? Laying a Good Foundation for Home Improvement Success

You can build your foundation by accomplishing these important tasks.

Sustaining Homeownership & Empowering First Time Homebuyers Seminar a Hit

In celebration of National Fair Housing Month, about 70 people attended the "Sustaining Homeownership & Empowering First Time Homebuyers" Seminar held Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Square Mall in Capitol Heights, Md.

Preserving the American Dream of Homeownership

Although many economists claim the recession is over, millions of Americans are still reeling from its financial effects.

Special Report: New Mortgage Rules Take Effect

Although many economists claim the recession is over, millions of Americans, particularly in communities of color, are still reeling from its financial effects. New mortgage rules, effective Jan. 10, offer a strong foundation to begin rebuilding what has been lost.

LIFT Programs Help 5,000 People Achieve Dream of Homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company, America's largest mortgage lender, and NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit organization which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes and improve their lives, announced Thursday more than 5,000 low- to moderate-income adults have become ...