With mortgage rates remaining low, real estate might seem to be the ultimate buyer's market these days -- a combination of reduced housing prices and record low mortgage rates have made owning a home much more affordable than it was a few years ago.
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Francine L. Huff is a freelance journalist and the author of The 25-Day Money Makeover for Women. She has appeared on a variety of TV and radio shows.
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