The Home Front


June 2008


Jamie Foxx's Home for Sale

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Although Jamie Foxx earned critical acclaim for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the 2004 film Ray, Home Front staffers insist that his best work came in his role as Wanda, the hapless romantic of TV's In Living Color.

True fans of either genre will be scrambling to arrange financing for this ...

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housing market
real estate

To Buy or Rent? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

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The American Bankers Association suggests that consumers ask themselves the following five questions when deciding whether to buy or rent property:

1. What will monthly costs be, and can I afford the payments? Keeping mortgage payments under 30 percent of your gross monthly income is a good ...

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renting

Is Home Building Nearing a Bottom?

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Home building is "probably getting very close to a bottom," says Brian Wesbury, chief economist at First Trust Advisors.

The optimistic outlook came in a report issued Tuesday after the government announced that May housing starts were down about 3 percent from April and 32 percent from a year ...

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housing market
housing

5 Quirky Moves by Home Sellers

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The folks over at DotHomes have passed along this list of five quirky things—from giveaways to name dropping—that homeowners are doing to make their homes stand out in today's sluggish market.

We'll have to check back with them later to see what worked (and what didn't).

But for now, have a ...

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real estate

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