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Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Owning your own home used to require a substantial down payment: at least 20 percent. These days, you can obtain a home loan even if you have less than that amount in hand. However, your lender is likely to demand that you purchase mortgage insurance. This is his (or her) guarantee that the mortgage will still be taken care of, in the event that you are not able to make the payments. Here's how mortgage insurance works.What is mortgage insurance?

Posted Nov 18, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Contemporary design is trendy in Paris

Updated Nov 17, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Tip of the Week

Updated Nov 12, 2014 at 9:18 AM

By Laura Firszt, Networx

Updated Nov 11, 2014 at 9:05 AM

So many things to get done before turkey day!

Updated Nov 5, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Are you redecorating your home or just looking to buy a few fun accessories? Give some careful thought to the colors you choose. According to both Western color psychology and Chinese feng shui, every color has a personality and a distinct effect...

Updated Nov 4, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Campaign furniture lends a transitional aspect to many style directions

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 11:42 AM

1. Turkey is the star of Thanksgiving dinner for 88 percent of all Americans, who eat a total of 46 million of these tasty fowl on the fourth Thursday in November. Although Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October, they, too,...

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 11:40 AM

1. Turkey is the star of Thanksgiving dinner for 88 percent of all Americans, who eat a total of 46 million of these tasty fowl on the fourth Thursday in November. Although Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October, they, too,...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Reader question: While attending an open house, the agent had a contract form displayed on the kitchen counter. They explained it as “what we sign if we want to buy the house.” We thought it was high pressure or presumptive because we showed no...

Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 8:49 AM

Visiting the Eiffel Tower is one of my fondest memories

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