Articles by Amy Fontinelle

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What is an Escrow Refund?

You can ask your mortgage servicer to review your tax and insurance payments into escrow.

Lending Your Child Money to Buy a Home

Lending money to your child is risky business. But if you can avoid the personal pitfalls and convince the federal government that this is really a loan, and not a gift, the Bank of Mom and Dad can be a financial boon for everyone in the family.

What You Should Keep In Mind When Buying a Condo

If you're in the market for a condo, picking a unit that will be easy to resell down the road is a critical consideration. You need to consider the location, layout and amenities that will appeal to potential buyers when you're ready to move on.