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Articles About housing market
August 29, 2016
5 Weird Things That Can Boost the Value of Your Home
Less-known real estate characteristics may indicate your home is located in a highly sought after neighborhood.
July 22, 2016
10 Cities Where Young People Can’t Afford to Buy a Home
Home ownership among millennials is in decline, likely because they can't afford mortgages in most cities that attract them.
July 12, 2016
Top 10 States Where Home Prices Are Still Surging
The housing market’s most impressive post-bubble streak remains intact.
March 12, 2016
10 of the Best Markets in America to Buy a Home in 2016
Buying a house is one of the largest purchases you can make. You save meticulously for a downpayment and provide everything but a blood sample to the bank in exchange for a mortgage.
November 27, 2015
The 10 Best Markets in America to Own a Home
The real estate market is sending a clear reminder to buyers and sellers: location still matters.
November 18, 2015
Selling a House? Homeowners Are Seeing Record Gains
The housing recovery is reminding home sellers what it feels like to cash in on a bull market.
October 04, 2015
10 States Suffering the Most from Underwater Mortgages
Millions of homeowners across the nation still find themselves upside down on their mortgages or barely above water.
July 15, 2015
10 States Where People Can’t Really Afford to Pay Rent
Across the U.S., renters are struggling each month to pay on time or find more affordable housing. Here are the states where it's most difficult.
June 01, 2015
Why These 5 Investors Are Interested in Detroit
Despite a rough financial journey, Detroit has a lot to offer investors.
May 30, 2015
How People Are Getting More Money When Selling Their Homes
More and more people are choosing to save money on selling their homes by skipping the realtor's office and marketing it themselves. Here's how some of them do it.
May 29, 2015
Tiny House Living: Could You Live in 200 Square Feet?
Many advocates of tiny houses point to various cost savings of the new housing trend. But could you fit your life into a shoebox?
May 27, 2015
9 Cities Where the Middle Class Can’t Afford to Live
Earning a middle class salary, you can't afford to rent or buy a typical home in these cities.
May 13, 2015
Have Americans Already Changed Their Minds on Buying Big Homes?
Time heals all wounds, even those inflicted by the worst housing bubble in modern history.
April 25, 2015
5 Mistakes You Might Be Making While Trying to Sell Your House
It can be truly stressful trying to sell your home, but you can save a lot of trouble by avoiding these common mistakes.
March 26, 2015
How Zillow Is Overestimating the Value of Your Home
Zillow uses a variety of data to create the Zestimate for each home, but the website's data can often be incorrect and skew homeowners' value perceptions.
March 25, 2015
Top 10 Cities Where Homeowners Are Drowning in Mortgage Debt
Millions of Americans still remain trapped, underwater with their mortgages.
February 28, 2015
Top 10 Cities Where Rent Prices Are Soaring
Landlords across the nation are being shown record amounts of money.
January 31, 2015
What’s the Minimum Credit Score You Need to Buy a House?
Although there's no exact or specific credit score requirement, if you want to buy a house, you should have a credit score that's at least in the 620 range.
January 24, 2015
To Buy or Build: Which Home Ownership Option Is Right for You?
You’ve reached that point in your life when you’re ready to bid farewell to renting and enter the world of home ownership -- but which path is right?
January 12, 2015
Can You Really Pay for a Vacation House By Renting It Out?
Owning a vacation home may seem far-fetched, but renting can help get you there.
January 04, 2015
5 Ways to Tell If a House Is Right for You
Remember to consider these five things before you put an offer on a home.
December 24, 2014
This Secret Report Could Raise Your Insurance Costs
Claims made by the previous owner can increase how much you pay for homeowner’s insurance.
December 20, 2014
Will First-Time Homebuyers Be the Biggest Surprise in 2015?
The housing market has a vacancy for first-time buyers.
December 06, 2014
3 Foolish Moving Mistakes That Too Many People Make
A few essential steps can be the difference between finding a home you love or one you can't wait to move out of.
December 04, 2014
Time to Worry? Home Flippers Making Record Profits Again
The housing market has been returning to a more sustainable pace this year, but home flippers are still finding a way to make money.
November 26, 2014
Cash Strapped and Out of Work: Why Fewer Americans Own a Home
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that American home ownership is at its lowest rate since 1995; what's really behind the decline?
November 24, 2014
5 Ways Renters Set Themselves Up for Failure
In the market for a place to live? Here are five mistakes you should avoid as a renter.
November 18, 2014
Home Seller Financing Pitfalls in a Credit-Tight Market
Seller financing is an increasingly popular way to sell a home, but the practice can be tricky.
November 11, 2014
Generation X: Are You Worse Off Than Your Parents?
Despite receiving higher paychecks, Generation Xers are not building wealth like their parents.
November 08, 2014
Is the American Dream Nothing But a Big Box of Regret?
Buyer’s remorse is alive and well in the real estate market.