Home Seller’s Guide to Mortgage Types

A bonanza of multiple offers means many home sellers can choose whichever buyer’s bid they like best. The temptation to grab the highest price and call it a deal is naturally strong. But price isn’t the only factor that sellers should consider. Financing affects sellers, too — because if something goes wrong with the mortgage, the sale might not close. From the seller’s perspective, here are pros and cons of four types of homebuyer...

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Amazon Launches Etsy Competitor

Seattle — Amazon.com finally is launching a long-rumored marketplace to rival handcrafted e-commerce site Etsy. Handmade at Amazon went live Thursday, already populated with more than 5,000 sellers and more than 80,000 products, the e-commerce giant said. In order to get wares onto Handmade, sellers have to apply and be vetted to check on the materials they use and to ensure all products are made by hand. Judging by an early look at...

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