cost of living

5 Places Minimum Wage Earners Can Buy a Three-Bedroom Home

8:15 am, March 28, 2014

America's $7.25-an-hour minimum wage doesn't go far these days, but in these places it can get you to homeownership.


Wealthy Venezuelans Fleeing South America Want to Buy Homes Here

3:15 pm, March 13, 2014

The monied classes of Caracas and beyond are looking to buy property in this American state in particular.

real estate

Monthly Home Prices Are On the Rise

8:00 am, February 24, 2014

Rising home payments are increasingly a fact of life for new homeowners. House payments rose 21% in the fourth quarter of 2013.

real estate

Here Are the Housing Markets to Watch This Year

7:15 am, February 21, 2014

U.S. median home values rebounded 6.4% last year, but that's not good enough for these unstoppable metro areas.


5 Cities Where NFL Fans Feel Most at Home

7:15 am, January 31, 2014

The teams with the most-loyal fans over the long haul don't necessarily have the best records today. See where you fit in.

real estate

Last Call for Sub-5% Mortgages?

7:15 am, January 24, 2014

Mortgage rates will hit 5% by summer and 5.3% by Dec. 31, one analyst says.

real estate

Denied a Mortgage? Don't Get Mad, Get Approved

8:00 am, December 31, 2013

Your mortgage rejection may have little or nothing to do with you, experts say. Trying again may be the best course of action.

real estate

Hidden Gems in Real Estate Lie Between the Coasts

7:15 am, December 20, 2013

Big investors are focused on markets recovering from a collapse, leaving plenty of places for small investors to score.

buying a home

Home Buying in Winter

7:58 am, December 09, 2013

This year it might make sense, due to low mortgage rates and a lull in home price gains.


4 Tips for All-Cash Homebuyers

9:04 am, November 20, 2013

While a cash home purchase may seem easier and less bureaucratic than dealing with banks, there are a few things you need to know before you shell out cash for a ...

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