DEAR BENNY: I refinanced my house before the market tanked and now it is worth about $100,000 less than the loan. On top of that, my lender charges me $333 a month for mortgage insurance. Is there any way to ...
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DEAR BENNY: I live in a condominium complex where there is no enforcement of the “house rules.” I have noisy neighbors, neighbors with three cars (for their two-person, one-bedroom condo), and neighbors who erect anything and everything on the common ...Read More »
DEAR BENNY: I live in a 55-and-older active-adult community. It consists of approximately one-third townhomes and two-thirds ranch homes. There is a masters association which governs the common areas – pool, clubhouse, streets – and includes the ranch homes. There ...Read More »
DEAR BENNY: Thank you for your educational series of articles I read each week. I am sending this as a sort of sanity check for a situation I am in. My mother passed away in May and I am wrapping ...Read More »
DEAR BENNY: I applied in mid-April for a mortgage loan for a handicapped-accessible, ADA-compliant home in Florida. The bank issued a “conditional approval,” almost immediately giving what turns out to be a false hope of quick approval. Since then, the ...Read More »