Kamala Harris on student-loan forgiveness, Medicare, universal basic income, credit scores — and a tax on trading stocks

Now that she’s been named as Joe Biden’s running mate for the 2020 presidential election, Sen. Kamala Harris’ stances on a wide range of issues are being scrutinized once again.Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he has selected Harris, who hails from California, as his vice-presidential pick in the race against President…

Offerpad expands iBuying in Central Florida

Offerpad announced on Tuesday the expansion of its Real Estate Solutions Center into Port St. Lucie, Florida, as the first iBuyer in the region. The company resumed making cash offers in different parts of the country on May 8. Through the Real Estate Solutions Center, a home is evaluated by the company’s real estate experts…

My mother’s will says her boyfriend can live in her home after she dies. Can I still kick him out if the deed is transferred to me?

Dear Moneyist, My mother currently owns a beautiful home in Virginia Beach that is paid for; she inherited a very sizable number of assets from her late husband. In her will, she would like to leave the house to me, but has stipulated that her boyfriend can remain in the house indefinitely, although he will…

In a hot housing market, gap between purchase price and appraiser condition ratings causes headaches

Last week, HousingWire reported surging mortgage volume and record low interest rates are putting excess pressure on appraisal turn times. This week, appraisal experts said those same variables are having a profound impact on an age-old conflict of appraisal reports versus what the market believes the home is worth. In an accelerated environment with homes…

Till raises $8 million in seed funding for flexible rent platform

This article was written for FinLedger, HW Media’s new fintech-focused news brand designed specifically for financial services professionals in banking, insurance and real estate. Stay tuned for updates. Till, a startup that aims to help renters set up customized payment schedules, has raised $8 million in a seed funding round. Route 66 Ventures, MetaProp and NextGen Venture Partners participated…