real estate


Housing Shortage Presents Challenges for Buyers

8:12 am, April 04, 2014

While the housing demand continues to outpace supply in various urban pockets around the U.S., potential homeowners are faced with competing bids from other buyers.


Where to Find Real Estate Rental Returns of 30%

9:55 am, April 03, 2014

Looking for a monthly income and an asset that (generally) appreciates? You may want to look here.


What to Know Before You Dive Into Pool Ownership

7:30 am, April 02, 2014

Sure, the cost of pool ownership per month can be far less than a weekend getaway. But will you do the maintenance?


Mortgage Rates Have Stayed Low, So Should You Make Extra Principal Payments?

4:44 am, March 31, 2014

A prepayment is a payment above what's required for a given month. It reduces the principal, or loan balance. Owing less, the homeowner is then charged less for interest.


Housing Inventory on the Rise in Texas and California

1:51 pm, March 28, 2014

Among the ten largest markets still registering inventory declines from a year ago are Denver and Chicago with median list prices of 19.6% and 14.3%, respectively. ...


Spring Home Sales in the U.S. Delayed by Harsh Winter

9:23 am, March 27, 2014

Home sales plunged across the U.S. last month from a year earlier, as the harsh winter weather kept many would-be sellers from listing their homes and caused a housing ...


Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Face Uncertain Future, Despite Profitability

4:51 pm, March 26, 2014

While mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have turned profitable in recent months after its epic $187.5 billion taxpayer bailout in 2008, the future of ...


Is It Time to Invest in Real Estate?

4:03 pm, March 25, 2014

Max Levin, the Stockpick Whiz Kid, tells you how the real estate market is shaping up in 2014.


Rising Home Prices May Not Tell the Whole Story

8:20 am, March 24, 2014

Everyone knows rising home prices make it a sellers' market. Sellers can afford to hold out for top dollar because buyers are rushing to beat higher prices. Right?


5 Great Places to Live ... If You Earn at Least $150,000 a Year

8:15 am, March 21, 2014

These five locations are top of the heap -- but that heap is made of money.

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