Mortgage interest rates have remained basically stable in recent weeks, but they are about to move upward in a slow but steady action. That's the opinion of most real estate analysts.Read More »
Title insurance is different from other insurance policies. Your auto or home insurance policy protects you from events that may occur in the future – a car accident or a tree falling on your house. Title insurance, on the other hand, protects you for matters that may have occurred in the past – a wife or husband did not sign a deed years ago, or an unreleased mortgage.
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Though this Duke Energy product walks and talks like a money market account and though you can write checks on your balance, the people at Duke consider it an investment in their PremierNotes. The 1.41 percent you would get from DUK is enormously better than the miserly 0.35 percent an ignoramus would get from this bank.Read More »
You have the right to demand – from either or both the board or the property manager – the number of units that are currently occupied by over-55 residents. It is my understanding that HUD has enacted rules requiring verification, and this information cannot be classified and withheld from you.Read More »
Earlier this year we built our retirement home in a newer community which has a small lake as its focal point. A few months after we moved in, the homeowners association said the contractor had to install a guardrail on the lake side of the access road.We feel we were deceived as the guardrail blocks the view of the lake from our patio, which was a big selling point.Read More »
After nearly 14 months of serious objections by lobbyists of the banking industry, the Treasury hopes to issue its first floating rate bond late this year or early in 2014. The specifics aren't published yet and probably won't be until a couple of weeks prior to the issue.
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