Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have relaxed their short sale requirements to offer more protection for service members and their families. Under the terms of the new guidelines, military homeowners who have orders to move do not have to be delinquent on their mortgage in order to qualify for a short sale.
After huge news in Detroit, we decided to go international for This Week in Financial Blunders. Read this week’s edition to see what made the cut.
Are you sick of that litter box smell in your home? Do you love your cat, but hate scooping litter? Did you know that potty training your kitty is an option? Read this post to banish litter boxes from your home – forever.
Anyone can assume a VA mortgage – as long as their income and credit qualify – but children of veterans can’t get VA loans themselves.
The Somerset Collection and Bedrock Real Estate Services have partnered to create “Once Upon a Holiday,” a contest between Somerset retailers to design the best holiday window display. Grab your friends and family, stroll down Woodward Avenue, vote for your favorite window display and make new memories this holiday season!
I’ve received a ton of questions about Bitcoin in the past week or so. Given that most of our Zing readers are financially curious and engaged people, I thought a quick recap of what Bitcoin is and what it might mean could be helpful to some of you.
It’s time to face facts. It is now December. It is going to snow. And you need to be prepared to dig your way out of whatever icy mayhem this winter offers. Sure, you can toil away in the elements with a shovel, or you can upgrade to a snow blower and handle feet upon feet of snow with ease. This helpful guide will have you tossing snow like a pro in no time.
If you’re like me, you hate the idea of paying full price for anything. In fact, even getting just a good deal isn’t good enough – I want the best deal, and nothing grinds my gears more than feeling like I’ve overpaid. Take a look at the three no-fail tips in this article and get ready to kiss your full-price days goodbye!
After months of press Detroit has been given the okay to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy settlement ever for an American city. See what the future holds for the city of Detroit.
If you’re a disabled veteran, you may be aware of the many benefits that you qualify for through the Department of Veterans Affairs. However, many veterans are unaware of the fact that they may qualify for reduced mortgages and property taxes as a result of their disability. But in order to qualify for these benefits, you need to show your VA Benefits Award Letter.