Falling Energy Prices Could Still Hit Your Hometown Hard
Falling oil prices could send property values tumbling in Houston and other energy-dependent cities, but rising elsewhere. Start looking for the impact next year.
4 Things Homebuyers Have to Think About Before Signing the Papers
Consumers clearly realize housing market conditions have improved, but are nervous about buying. Here's what to think about for homebuyer peace of mind.
Security Deposit Problems? Here's How to Beat Your Landlord in Small Claims Court
As MainStreet's intrepid reporter recently found out, there's a certain exhilaration that comes with suing your landlord and winning.
What It Means for You as Home Price Gap Becomes Biggest Ever
With a pricing gap as large as today's between new and used homes, buyers should think twice about clinging to the desire to own a new one.
New Yorkers May Pay The Most in Rent, But Tenants on the West Coast Saw the Biggest Hike
Rental demand is due to millennials delaying homeownership and tighter than average credit conditions needed to obtain a mortgage.
Tax Code Exclusions That Can Help Homeowners Avoid Capital Gains Taxation
Tax implications of a home sale depends on a person’s primary residence and how much gain is realized.
We Already Know Where Mortgage Rates Are Heading in 2015
Economists predict this will be the last hurrah for sub-4% home loans, and possibly even for sub-5% ones. The Fed seems pretty sure too.
How It Can Be a Buyer's, Seller's Housing Market at the Same Time
If neither side can have everything it wants, a market with no ugly surprises is a pretty good compromise.
Where are Home Prices Heading in 2015? There’s Good News, Bad News
One prediction expects home prices to rise in the coming year, but more slowly than in the past couple of years.
How to Weave a Reverse Mortgage Into Your Retirement Plan
Whatever mix of strategies you settle on, they'll work better if you set up your reverse mortgage line of credit when interest rates are low.