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Dona DeZube

has been writing about real estate for more than two decades. She lives in a suburban Baltimore Midcentury modest home on a 3-acre lot shared with possums, raccoons, foxes, a herd of deer, and her blue-tick hound. Follow Dona on Google+.

BY THIS AUTHOR

Vacation-Home Sales Surge in 2013

The vacation-home market bounced back big time in 2013. Read More

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February 2014 Pending Home Sales Continue Slide

Pending home sales are down from a year ago in all four U.S. regions. Read More

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Big Flood Insurance Price Hikes Rescinded

Congress agrees Americans shouldn’t face flood insurance bills so big they threaten to cost consumers their homes. Read More

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Who’s Got Your Back When Your Credit Report is Wrong?

With some credit report errors not getting fixed by either the credit reporting bureau or credit card companies, at least you have the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in your corner. Read More

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Homes Under Contract Hold Steady Despite Bad Weather, Tight Credit

Pending home sales remained unchanged in January despite tight credit and the polar vortex. Read More

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Home Prices Rise, Market Challenged by Tight Inventory

Home prices are rising in many U.S. markets, but headwinds from winter storms, tight inventory, tough credit standards, and rising mortgage interest rates continue to hold back sales. Read More

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Home Loan Program Just for Rural Households Saved by Farm Bill

The recent farm bill helps homeowners in rural areas who have a hard time finding home loans. Read More

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Paying $83 for Your Home Deed is $80 Too Much

If you get a letter asking you to pay for a copy of your property deed, it’s likely a rip-off. Call your local property records clerk before you respond. Read More

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