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Can Rent Payments Help Your Credit Score?

Renters who want to buy homes in the future should be aware that their monthly payments may affect their credit score, and with it their ability to get a mortgage.






Buying a Home in Your 50s or 60s Is a Delicate Dance

If you’re in your 50s or 60s and you’re ready to buy your move-up home, plenty of challenges await you. The good news is that you also have some big advantages over your younger home-buying peers.




Retire With Your Mortgage or Refinance?

A refinance can give you more cash in your pocket; but it also can give you a huge debt that you may not want to have in retirement.




Don't Be Afraid to Get a Mortgage

If you're afraid to apply for a new mortgage, you're not alone. A recent survey found that 54 percent of people who plan to buy a home within the next two years hadn't pursued their goal earlier because they were afraid they wouldn't be able to get a mortgage.


Elections: Five Housing Issues a New Congress Should Fix

We've picked out five issues facing housing and mortgage markets that we think need some immediate attention, and speculate which side of the aisle might be most likely to push them through -- or where compromise might benefit both sides (and taxpayers and homeowners, too).