It Can Pay to Snoop on Neighbors

By AMY HOAK Wall Street Journal, Marketwatch Going to the open house of a home for sale down the block may make you feel like a nosy neighbor. But there are good reasons, beyond sheer curiosity, to take a peek inside. By knowing the selling prices and how properties...

Finding Funds to Redo the Bath

BY JUNE FLETCHER The Wall Street Journal FEBRUARY 25, 2011 Q. My house is more than 20 years old. I want to remodel my master bathroom and am wondering how I should pay for it. I figure it will cost about $30,000. With interest rates going up, what’s the best...