living well

Move to America's Most Gay-Friendly Communities

8:15 am, June 06, 2014

LGBT population size is just a starting point for this cheeky list; roller-derby and gay rodeo residencies count too.

real estate

How Much Do You Need to Earn to Buy a Nice Home?

8:34 am, May 22, 2014

The simple answer is mainly math, covering such things as mortgage interest rate, size of down payment and cost of the home. But there's another way.


Move to one of America's Funniest Cities

8:15 am, May 16, 2014

Trust a scholarly 'humor algorithm': Different cities have different personalities, with humor playing a bigger role some places.

real estate

Housing Investors Discover the Heartland

8:15 am, April 18, 2014

Institutional buyers need somewhere to go after burning through available inventory in the first wave of distressed markets.

job hunting

These Are the Careers Leading to Homeownership

8:15 am, April 04, 2014

Ranchers and other Americans in certain occupations have unusually high homeownership rates, for reasons you might not guess.

buying a home

3 Keys to Buying a Vacation Home

12:01 pm, April 03, 2014

The weekend retreat market is hot – here's how to snag your recreational real estate.


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.

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